[CentOS] nVdia C15G chipset and GeForce 6100 on board graphix controller

Chris Geldenhuis chris.gelden at iafrica.com
Mon Sep 3 21:54:31 UTC 2007

William L. Maltby wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-08-29 at 08:33 -0400, Jim Perrin wrote:
>> On 8/29/07, Chris Geldenhuis <cgeldenhuis at jhb.ullmanns.co.za> wrote:
>>> I am new to installing drivers etc. Could you possible give me a few
>>> pointers to help me along the way.
>> RPMForge makes installing the nvidia drivers reasonably easy. Simply
>> run 'yum install nvidia-x11-drv' and then reboot.
>> Instructions for RPMForge are at http://wiki.centos.org/Repositories/RPMForge
> Be aware that if your graphic card is not recent enough, the installed
> driver will tell you that you need a particular prior version from
> nvidia's site. After using the Rpmforge version, I had to uninstall it,
> leaving the kernel devel stuff in place, and get the .96xx version from
> nvidia's site. It was still essentially a no-hassle operation though.
> You should have NP either way.
> --
> Bill
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Hi Bill,

Thanks for the info - our problem however is that this is the "Latest 
and Greatest" chip set from nVidia and the drivers do not seem to cater 
for it adequately.


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