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jhon987
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:25 pm    Post subject: how to make kernel not load nouveau but nvidia? Reply with quote

is it ok to remove nouveau from kernel support? the only entry that exist there is the on the 'Xorg how-to' says not to remove:
For nVidia cards:
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Kernel configurationnVidia settings

Device Drivers --->
Graphics support --->
Direct Rendering Manager (XFree86 4.1.0 and higher DRI support) --->
<*> Nouveau (nVidia) cards
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you always want to use the binary blob nvidia driver, remove nouveau from the kernel. If you want to switch between them you can also compile it as a module and load the one or the other.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kompi wrote:
If you always want to use the binary blob nvidia driver, remove nouveau from the kernel. If you want to switch between them you can also compile it as a module and load the one or the other.


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