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Re: Problem after dist-upgrade and dpkg install -f (Probably nvidia packages related)




Am Mittwoch, 12. April 2017, 20:18:22 CEST schrieb Aquarius:
Hmm, bad thing. Maybe you should remove kdm, gdm or whatever loginmanager you 
are using out of the way, so it will not start after boot and force you into a 
bad X.

Then you can try dpkg-configure -a again.

You can also try to delete nvidia.ko in the kernel libs, so it inhibits to 
start nvidia-driver.

Try then dpkg-reconfigure -a again. Maybe it is working now.

You might try to deinstall the downloaded package with 
dpkg -r nvidia-blabla.deb

If this all fails, trigger me again, maybe I have some other ideas.

Good luck!

Hans
> Thanks Hans.
> I must add when shutting down I get a black screen with lots of text. The
> system will not shut down. I have to press the powerbutton and hold it to
> power it off. After starting up again I performed  apt-get --purge remove
> nvidia-*
> 

> The output was:
> root@debian:/home/piet# apt-get --purge remove nvidia-*
> E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to
> correct the problem.
> 
> Well, it seems I would be running in circles then.
> Any other idea?
> 
> Kind regards,
> Aquarius
>