[CentOS-docs] proposed nvidia wiki page
amyagi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 18:26:49 UTC 2009
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 10:15 AM, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> Over the weekend, I played with the elrepo-testing version. It was
> pretty much (after having installed the nvidia drivers from NVidia)
> to get rid of what I'd downloaded.
> yum --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=elrepo-testing install kmod-nvidia
> which pulls in the driver as well, of course.
> Main advantage, I think is the kmod part, so that if one plays around
> with different kernels, it should be taken care of--in theory at least
> haven't tried different kernels yet.
Indeed, I updated a system loaded with kmod-nvidia to the 5.4 kernel
and it worked seamlessly. No need to rebuild the driver.
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