[CentOS] xorg-x11-drv-nouveau for CentOS?

John jses27 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 16:06:41 UTC 2008


To OP in my previious reply the yum install should be:

yum install nvidia-x11-drv --enablepo=*\rpmforge



> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Timo Neuvonen
> Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2008 8:54 PM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: [CentOS] xorg-x11-drv-nouveau for CentOS?
> 
> Is there a way to use "Nouveau" (open source Nvidia) driver 
> in CentOS 5 ?
> 
> "nv" seems to support only the lowest resolutions thru the 
> dvi output (NV44
> chip), and I don't like the idea of installing propiertary 
> Nvidia drivers.
> This way I came to Nouveau.
> 
> I had a look at some Fedora rpms, but they needed something CentOS
> obviously doesn't have:
> 
> # rpm -ivh xorg-x11-drv-nouveau-2.1.6-1.fc8.x86_64.rpm
> kernel-drm-nouveau = 10 is needed by 
> xorg-x11-drv-nouveau-2.1.6-1.fc8.x86_64
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Timo
> 
> 
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