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Old 12-15-10, 10:34 AM   #45
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Default Re: [260.19.0x Geforce 310M] Cannot read VAIO EDID (both with and without CustomEDID)

Originally Posted by 65kid View Post
I disabled nouveau by booting with the grub option "nomodeset". Is this the proper way to disable nouveau or may this even be the reason it still doesn't work for me? If so, how am I supposed to make sure nouveau is not loaded?
You can blacklist the nouveau kernel driver by adding the following line in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf (This is on Debian, the exact location may vary depending on your distribution):

blacklist nouveau
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