Impression and question on Fedora 12

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Nov 17 02:52:14 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 09:19 +0800, Sino wrote:

>  But with the new nvidia driver installed, the 3D function can't work
> now. I can't install the nvidia official
>  driver now. I think that may be caused by the failure of removing the
> nv module. I have checked the wiki on the
>  freedesktop which gives the suggestion how to remove the open source
> nvidia driver. my question is:
>  1. How can I prevent the open source nv driver being loaded during
> the system start?
>  2. Can I restore the original state which uses the open source nv
> driver after I uninstall the nvidia official driver? (don't tell me to
> ask nvidia :)

The driver is not called nv, it's called nouveau. These questions are
off-topic for a Fedora support / test list, as we do not support the
proprietary driver. You will find answers to these questions in the
Fedora forums: .

Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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