[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 17:01:06 EST 2010


Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 1:35 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> John Hodrien wrote:
>
>>> 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 rpmforge is just too far out of date now really.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
>
> ELRepo provides, in addition to the latest, two older versions, 96xx and
> 173xx:
>
> http://elrepo.org/tiki/kmod-nvidia-96xx
> http://elrepo.org/tiki/kmod-nvidia-173xx
> http://elrepo.org/tiki/kmod-nvidia  ( <= latest )
>
> They are all up to date. :-)

*sigh* I guess, when I'm not this busy, I'll try what I told my manager
I'd try, which is to use el Repo...

         mark



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