FW: [CentOS] Problem with nvidia-drv-x11 when upgrading to CentOS 5.2 (Akemi)

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 08:44:16 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 11:59 PM, John <jses27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
> Of Akemi Yagi

> Once you find the way to get the installalation working without human
> intervention, you can put it in a place like /etc/rc.local :
> if [ ! -e /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/video/nvidia.ko ]; then
>    echo "Installing the proprietary NVIDIA driver."
>    /full/path/to/ NVIDIAxxxxx.run --no-network -s -K -n fi
> This will compile and install the driver each time the kernel is updated.
> Akemi
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> Hi Akemi, this looks like a good option to put into the nvidia how to. Any
> further ideas?

Hi John,

If I remember correctly, Karanbir said he was using the same nvidia.ko
file over several generations (?) of kernels just by copying it.
However, we need to ask him for the details.


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