Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Nvidia /dev/nvidiactl file disappeared
- Sorry if anyone else has replied to this.
Edward, trying running "modprobe nvidia" before starting X.
It appears the Nvidia driver module is not loaded, hence why the
/dev/nvidiactl device node does not function.
> Has anyone had this file disappear on them. I installed several
> programs over the weekend. Strangely, I didn't notice any video
> issues until I tried to play a game when my device files poofed. I
> have switched back to the 'nv' driver for the time being, since X
> wouldn't start again after a reboot. Reinstalling the driver has not
> helped. Anyone have an idea of how I can fix this?
> I'll post whatever you need to help me diagnose. I'd like to get it
> up and running so I can get my 3D graphics back.
> Ed the noob