[CentOS] Best way to configure proprietary NVidia driver on CentOS ?

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 23:24:55 UTC 2010

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Nicolas Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> Le vendredi 12 novembre 2010 23:37:56, Akemi Yagi a écrit :
>> In my [heavily biased] opinion, this is by far the best way:
>> http://elrepo.org/tiki/kmod-nvidia
>> Akemi
> Thanks for the quick reply. How do I go about to install this one ? Usually I
> have [rpmforge] configured, so I *think* (correct me if I'm wrong), I have to
> setup [elrepo] (put the according configuration in /etc/yum.repos.d), but with
> 'enabled=0'. And then :
> yum --disablerepo=\* --enablerepo=elrepo install kmod-nvidia nvidia-x11-drv
> Right ?

Yes, but please make sure you *uninstall* the rpmforge package as
stated in the "Notes for RPMForge users" section.


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