Excellent work. I am experiencing similar overscan problems and will try this tonight hopefully.
Question and Comment
Question: You mention removing:
Are you using, i.e. do these instructions pertain to, a driver not either 195 or 185? In other words, do I need to remove nvidia-*-modalias for driver versions that are not the one I am using or should I remove all nvidia-*-modalias? I am thinking I want to remove all since you want to remove nvidia-common as well.
Comment: I think the reference to:
wants to be changed to:
If this is not the case I apologize. The former points to essentially what amounts to a flame war and I don't think that's what you're after.