[CentOS] DKMS and new(er) Nvidia-drivers

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 19:44:10 UTC 2009


On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 11:19 AM, Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com> wrote:
> on 4-6-2009 5:55 AM Sorin Srbu spake the following:

>> My question is who updates those drivers, as the v173.08 Nvidia drivers are
>> now almost a year old? Would there be any other good repo with more current
>> drivers suitable for use with DKMS and CentOS?

>> Any hints appreciated. Thanks.

You might want to ask for a newer version on the rpmforge mailing list:

http://lists.rpmforge.net/mailman/listinfo/suggest

> You could always try and make a newer version yourself using the old one as a
> template. Here is some help;

There is a CentOS wiki how to build kernel modules (see section 2 for DKMS):

http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/BuildingKernelModules

Akemi


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