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

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Tue Apr 14 11:38:26 UTC 2009


>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
>Of Scott Silva
>Sent: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 8:19 PM
>To: centos at centos.org
>Subject: Re: [CentOS] DKMS and new(er) Nvidia-drivers
>
>on 4-6-2009 5:55 AM Sorin Srbu spake the following:
>> I got the DKMS-system working and now have the Nvidia-drivers v173.08
>> installed (using rpmforge as suggested previously). Unfortunately this
>> particular driver version gives me screen artifacts so as to make the 
>> screen
>> more or less unreadable.
>>
>You could always try and make a newer version yourself using the old one as a
>template. Here is some help;
>
>http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/6896
>
>http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/power/1q04-ler.pdf
>
>http://linux.dell.com/dkms/dkms-ols2004.pdf

Ok, thanks. I'll see if I can some sense of the instructions. 8-)

Strangely enough, only the systems running an Amd cpu gives the screen 
artefacts. Go figure...
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