[CentOS-docs] proposed nvidia wiki page


jses27 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 17:29:20 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-09-19 at 18:13 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 09/17/2009 03:16 PM, JohnS wrote:
> >> We (ELRepo) haven't packaged older nvidia drivers (yet) but we can
> >> certainly look into that if there is a demand.
> > ---
> > Maybe consider doing it? I myself use a lot of older hardware with the
> > legacy cards in them. Umm, what's involvled doing it?
> >
> > "NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-9639-pkg1.run" is used in one of my desktops.
> > Which supports most legacy cards from nvidia.
> >
> keep in mind that the xorg-nv driver also moves along and most legacy 
> cards are well supported there.
True it does. There is a lot of difference between the two drivers
though. It's just a matter of using both of them to note it. Glide games
make a big diff in the two, as in frames per second. Firefox is not a
lag anymore. No need to go on as you probally know...


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