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True enough, but if someone is running a modded kernel, I doubt they'll be complaining about reinstalling GPU drivers to be fair.
So true. You've already done 10x the work!
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last time i tried out slackware, i want to say it was 13.37, i had to blacklist the nouveau driver in the modprobe.d and then restart before i could install...
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Greetz
Just wanted to know how nouveau got in there in the first place? Default 1st time video driver is VESA. No conflict there. I don't have a single item in blacklist because Slack only installs what I tell it to.

To be clear I am not trying to convince anyone to "go slack" (this time ) but I'd like people to at least understand that there are tradeoffs that add up to Slackware not being some rigid and difficult, especially unnecessarily difficult, distro. There is a considerable payoff for the initial work and this is just one.
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Greetz
Just wanted to know how nouveau got in there in the first place? Default 1st time video driver is VESA. No conflict there. I don't have a single item in blacklist because Slack only installs what I tell it to.

To be clear I am not trying to convince anyone to "go slack" (this time ) but I'd like people to at least understand that there are tradeoffs that add up to Slackware not being some rigid and difficult, especially unnecessarily difficult, distro. There is a considerable payoff for the initial work and this is just one.
not sure how it got in there, when i ran the nvidia installer it informed me that it had detected the nouveau driver in use and that it would need to disable it and then restart to perform the installation. so i let it do its thing with blacklisting it in modprobe.d, restarted (and was surprised its been the only installation i've tried to date the nvidia package was able to successfully disable nouveau without my intervention.)
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