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How to remove nouveau driver without using rpmfusion ?

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Please post the incantation necessary to remove the nouveau driver in Fedora 19. I'd really like to install the driver directly from Nvidia, instead of from rpmfusion.

posted Jul 13, 2013 by anonymous

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You have to recompile your kernel with nouveau switched it off in your kernel .config (CONFIG_DRM_NOUVEAU). As far as I know, you could also blacklist the nouveau driver and recreate your initramfs (dracut -f).

answer Jul 13, 2013 by anonymous
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