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

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Tue Apr 14 11:40:03 UTC 2009


>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
Behalf
>Of Akemi Yagi
>Sent: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 8:44 PM
>To: CentOS mailing list
>Subject: Re: [CentOS] DKMS and new(er) Nvidia-drivers
>
>>> 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?
>
>You might want to ask for a newer version on the rpmforge mailing list:
>
>http://lists.rpmforge.net/mailman/listinfo/suggest

I've been lurking there for a while, working up the nerve to ask. 8-}


>> 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

Thanks. I'll look into this one as well.
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