[CentOS] dkms

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Thu Mar 18 22:09:44 UTC 2010


> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 12:56 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>
>>> ls -l `find /lib/modules -name nvidia.ko`
>>
>> How 'bout find /lib/modules -name nvidia.ko -ls?
>> 30965907    0 lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           48 Mar 18 09:48
>> /lib/modules/2.6.18-164.2.1.el5/weak-updates/nvidia.ko ->
<snip>
> It's a mess. :-(

That's after I did a yum remove of the 184 (I think it was).
>
> You have missing symlinks (If you run the original command, you'd see
> red-blinking lines). nvidia.ko built by dkms is still there, etc.
>
> If I were you, I would completely remove dkms and all nvidia.ko and
> symlinks above. Then do a clean install of the kmod package (
> http://elrepo.org/tiki/kmod-nvidia-173xx ).

Don't need that - I've got NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-173.14.20-pkg2.run from
NVidia, I think, and I run that, and it rebuilds the drivers.

I'll clean the leftover junk; that's a good idea, though. Thanks.

        mark



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