[arch-general] Nvidia Driver Installed But Not Running

Nilesh Govindarajan lists at itech7.com
Wed Apr 28 16:48:02 CEST 2010

On 04/28/10 20:15, Carlos Mennens wrote:
> I recently installed the nvidia driver from 'Pacman' and rebooted. I
> have not since updated / upgraded the kernel. I notice that when I try
> and open my 'nVidia X Server Config' window and it tells me:
> You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X
> configuration file.
> I looked in /etc/X11/ directory and don't see xorg.conf file. Does
> anyone know how I can get my nVidia drivers working on Arch Linux? It
> installed fine however it's not running for some reason.
> -Carlos

You need to configure it, create your Xorg configuration file by logging 
in as root in runlevel 3 and typing this command:

Xorg -configure

It will create xorg.conf.new or whatever.

Copy it to /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Nilesh Govindarajan
Site & Server Administrator
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