[CentOS] Nvidia driver on CentOS 5.3

Steve Huff shuff at vecna.org
Thu Apr 2 13:03:00 UTC 2009


On Apr 2, 2009, at 3:06 AM, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> Automagically? Care to elaborate on that? Sounds like a useful  
> mechanism to
> me.

it's very useful.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_Kernel_Module_Support

$ man dkms
$ sudo yum --enablerepo=rpmforge install nvidia-x11-drv
$ sudo reboot
...
profit!

once you have done this, DKMS will rebuild the nvidia driver module  
for you the first time you boot a new kernel.  provided the module  
builds without problems, you won't have to think about it any more.

-steve

-- 
If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an  
improbable fiction. - Fabian, Twelfth Night, III,v




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