[CentOS] Radeon HD 4550 driver

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Oct 8 16:46:59 EDT 2010


Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 1:00 PM, James A. Peltier <jpeltier at sfu.ca> wrote:
>
>>  You can also use the nVidia driver package as part of rpmforge or
>>  rpmfusion which uses DKMS to build the driver for you on each reboot.
>
> You don't have to build for each kernel update if you use kernel
> version independent, kABI-tracking kmod packages from ELRepo:
>
> http://elrepo.org/tiki/kmod-nvidia
>
> The DKMS version of Nvidia driver at rpmforge is not being actively
> maintained and will be deprecated in favor of kmods.

I've been using the nVidia installer. Since you pointed that out, I'm
checking with my manager to see if he's willing to let me add that
repository on the workstations with nVidia cards, and then I'll have to
test it on my own system (there goes another hour....)

         mark



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