[CentOS] Best way to configure proprietary NVidia driver on CentOS ?

RedShift redshift at pandora.be
Fri Nov 12 17:42:21 EST 2010


On 11/12/10 23:34, Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> Hi,
>
> What's the best (cleanest, easiest, whatever) way to install the proprietary
> NVidia driver on CentOS 5.5 ? Usually I'm using the RPMForge 3rd party repo
> and compile the odd missing package myself from a Fedora SRPM. But the nvidia
> packages look a bit like a mess. DKMS has errors in the startup script
> (looking for a nonexistent log_action_msg and the likes), so I wonder if it's
> best to just download the driver from nvidia.com and build it myself.
>
> Then I thought : I'd rather ask.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Niki

I use the driver from nvidia.com. The setup process is a no brainer.


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