Today, when I turned my computer on to log in,
X complained that could not connect…
Why did that happen?
On friday, I tried to solve a glitching issue on brave, and I found online that someone solved by changing some settings on the nvidia. This genius that speaks to you, hypothetical reader, tried to download nvidia-settings to find out that the solution was elsewhere. All I had to do was to disable hardware accelaration on
Well, to the debugging process.
Two things were off:
- the card was not being loaded, meaning that all the letters were huge and the screen was most definetly not optimized
- the message given when trying to load
Number of screens does not match number of detected devices. And two devices were shown:
After I recovered from a panick attack, I summoned my mate Umgeher for some help.
He helped me find that nvidia blacklisted my graphic driver nouveau. From this link I could figure out what file to remove to take nouveau out from the blacklist. Now, reboot!
After that, the screen went back to the regular resolution, however the
X still did not connect. But something different from the previous situation is that an
xorg.conf was created at
/etc/X11/. From there all I had to do was to change the conf file on device from
modesetting (that was the other device from the list)