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Old 12-16-08, 02:35 PM   #1
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Default Installing nvidia driver in opensuse 11.0.

How do I exit X before installing the driver?

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Old 12-16-08, 05:59 PM   #2
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Default Re: Installing nvidia driver in opensuse 11.0.

Switch to a console (Ctrl-Alt-1).

As root, "init 3" which will shut down the X server. You can also use "rcxdm stop", I suppose.

Once the driver is installed, "init 5" should restart the X server and bring you to the login screen (or "rcxdm restart").

Hope this helps...

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