[plug] Unloading rivafb module
qlette at gmail.com
Mon May 9 18:43:12 WST 2005
I'm guessing its /etc/modules (well thats where it is in Debian Woody,
but its a distro specific thing - in SuSE 9.3 its in the
MODULES_LOADED_ON_BOOT variable in /etc/sysconfig/kernel)
You may also need to look at your grub config if you are using a
graphical or non standard vt settings (ie using the framebuffer in
The video card drivers are set in xorg.conf but the module would have
been loaded before this.
Cheers and I hope it helps.
On 5/9/05, Phillip <bishop.frog at gmail.com> wrote:
> Don't you set your video card drivers in /etc/X11/xorg.conf ? Sorry
> I'm a bit noob here to so I'm probably way off.
> Section "Device"
> Driver "nvidia" # nvidia or nv
> Or maybe it's in /etc/modprobe.conf ?
> On 5/9/05, rbowles <rfbowles at bigpond.com> wrote:
> > Hi All
> > I was wondering if anyone knows how to stop the kernel from loading up
> > rivafb modules? When I try to do a fresh install of the nvidia drivers
> > the nvidia-installer says that it will conflict with rivafb module. How
> > can I eliminate this rivafb from being loaded up by the kernel?/ remove
> > the module completly, as every time i want to use X i have to reinstall
> > the NVidia drivers. i have tried looking for the module but i really
> > dont have a clue as to where to start.
> > I am running Ubuntu "Hoary" and my vid card is a GeForce FX 5200 256
> > Meg Card.
> > Thanks in advance
> > Richard Bowles
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