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

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Mon Nov 15 16:35:10 EST 2010


John Hodrien wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Nov 2010, John Doe wrote:
>
>> I use dkms-nvidia-x11-drv and it works fine between kernel updates...
>> While I know kmod is said to be better, last time I tried it, I failed
to make
>> it work.  Maybe I will retry kmod later...
>
> I'd previously had an identical experience to yours with kmod-nvidia, but
> when I recently tried it all worked without a hitch.  dkms-nvidia from
rpmforge
> is just too far out of date now really.

Unless, of course, you have an old card that's not supported in the newer
drivers.

        mark, using the 173 nVidia proprietary driver for twinview



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