Fix some configuration issues after kernel update in opensuse 10.x and 11.x


Please shareShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditDigg thisShare on StumbleUponShare on VKBuffer this page

opensuse_logoAfter the kernel updates in opensuse 10.x and 11.x. you got some configurations who are not working any more.

Soms of these configurations are of Nvidia drivers, Virtualbox, and Vmwar, let`s see bellow how to reconfigure them after a kernel update.

1- Fix Nvidia after kernel update.

Open terminal and change level from level5 (Graphic mode) to runlevel 3 ,under root use one of the commands bellow :

rcxdm stop   


init 3

Now try to install the Nvidia installer downloaded from the nvidia

go to and download the nvidia driver NVIDIA-Linux-x86………run,

Install the driver using the command :

sh -K 

Change xxxx with driver version

Now back to graphic mode , use the one of the commands bellow:

 init 5       or   rcxdm start

2-VirtualBox Fix after Kernel Update

re-configure the box again with:

/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

3-VMWare Fix after Kernel Update

run this command to reconfigure Mvware


 If you have more issues during kernel update in opensuse, please report them and will help you to resolve them.