[CentOS] Creating a controlled local repo

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Thu Oct 23 10:45:23 UTC 2008


Mogens Kjaer <> scribbled on Thursday, October 23, 2008 12:13 PM:

>>> Use nvidia-x11-drv from rpmforge to get updated nvidia drivers.
>> 
>> Are they any good? I inherited this linux-farm from the previous *nixadmin,
>> and the way it's setup assumes we use the proprietary drivers from nvidia,
>> as that's what the molecular modeling software company says'll work. We
>> need the fancy 3D-stuff and whatnot.
> 
> nvidia-x11-drv is the proprietary drivers from Nvidia, just packaged
> so that you (normally) don't have to worry about kernel upgrades.
> 
> We use this on a CentOS machine running molecular modelling software
> without problems.

That's good info, I'll look into this. Thx!
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