Lately I’ve been having small crashes with certain games, and I would like to do a clean install of my proprietary nvidia drivers since I’ve been upgrading them for quite some months and idk? maybe they could be at fault?
I used the nvidia-installer-dkms script to install them. Thank you in advance!
You could purge them and revert back to nouveau open source drivers first and then reinstall the nvidia drivers.
sudo nvidia-installer -n
Reboot and should be on nouveau
Reinstall nvidia drivers.
thank you very much! I ran
sudo nvidia-installer-dkms -n
and everything seemed to have been removed, except some shared dependency with steam I believe, about vulkan. I didn’t think much of it, but when I rebooted I couldn’t get past the “starting version…” couple of text lines, the ones just after you select which kernel to load.
I simply switched to a console by pressing ctrl-alt-F2 and ran nvidia-installer-dkms, and it then worked again on reboot. I wonder if my nouveau drivers weren’t working for some odd reasons?
I think so, yeah! Still confused about nouveau drivers not working, but that’s for another topic in the future maybe. thank you for your help!
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