[CentOS-docs] proposed nvidia wiki page

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 18:26:49 UTC 2009

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 10:15 AM, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:

> Over the weekend, I played with the elrepo-testing version.  It was
> pretty much (after having installed the nvidia drivers from NVidia)
> nvidia-uninstall
> to get rid of what I'd downloaded.
> Then
> yum --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=elrepo-testing install kmod-nvidia
> which pulls in the driver as well, of course.

> Main advantage, I think is the kmod part, so that if one plays around
> with different kernels, it should be taken care of--in theory at least
> haven't tried different kernels yet.

Indeed, I updated a system loaded with kmod-nvidia to the 5.4 kernel
and it worked seamlessly.  No need to rebuild the driver.


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