[arch-general] Complete mess after having attempted to install Nvidia drivers‏

nelsonmarambio at gmx.de nelsonmarambio at gmx.de
Fri Jun 22 06:17:04 EDT 2012

Hm ... but is this not just a second possibility ?

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> Datum: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 13:13:38 +0300
> Von: Jesse Juhani Jaara <jesse.jaara at gmail.com>
> An: General Discussion about Arch Linux <arch-general at archlinux.org>
> Betreff: Re: [arch-general] Complete mess after having attempted to install Nvidia drivers‏

> pe, 2012-06-22 kello 06:05 -0400, m a kirjoitti:
> > > You could try to reinstall xorg-server:
> > > # pacman -S xorg-server
> > 
> > How am I going to do this?
> > In normal boot, I can't use my keyboard and, when booting from a
> > LiveCD, I can't install anything on the system.
> No you don't boot into LiveCD like someone said before thingking at all,
> this is Arch after all, we all have working text console and are not
> dependan't on X to be able to work. Just boot into text mode by adding 3
> at the end of the kernel boot line, if you used the inittab method, but
> if you have used the DAEMONS=(.... gdm/kdm/xdm/... ....) method you 1st
> need to boot into single user mode by adding 's' instead of 3. Then in
> the single user mode remount the / filesystem rw and edit rc.conf to not
> start the loginmanager. Then you change into init mode 3 and there just
> login like regularry and install xorg-server package 'pacman -S
> xorg-server'

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