Not able to install nvidia drivers

Joe Zeff joe at
Wed Dec 7 00:26:54 UTC 2011

On 12/06/2011 02:16 PM, Lawrence Graves wrote:
> If I blacklist the nouveau drivers, that is when I can't get anything to
> load. Because I can't get anything to load I am not able to get any data
> as to why the nvidia drivers didn't load.

Try this: blacklist the nouveau drivers and let it fail.  Then reboot 
into recovery mode.  When you get the prompt, enter this:

telinit 3

This will (or should) get you to a CLI login prompt.  Log in as yourself 
and take a look at Xorg.0.log and see if there's anything there that 
might help.

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