[CentOS] Creating a controlled local repo

Mogens Kjaer mk at crc.dk
Thu Oct 23 10:13:25 UTC 2008

Sorin Srbu wrote:
>> Use nvidia-x11-drv from rpmforge to get updated nvidia drivers.
> Are they any good? I inherited this linux-farm from the previous *nixadmin,
> and the way it's setup assumes we use the proprietary drivers from nvidia, as
> that's what the molecular modeling software company says'll work. We need the
> fancy 3D-stuff and whatnot.

nvidia-x11-drv is the proprietary drivers from Nvidia, just packaged
so that you (normally) don't have to worry about kernel upgrades.

We use this on a CentOS machine running molecular modelling software
without problems.


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