NVidia driver fails to initialize after X restart

This is mainly a note to myself. Sometimes when the X server is restart it complains that nvidia driver couldn’t be initialized and that no screens were found. This may be a result of a version mismatch between X11’s and the kernel’s nvidia module. The solution is to

modprobe -r nvidia

before restarting the X server.

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