[CentOS] nvidia failure with new kernel

Mon Jan 17 19:07:03 UTC 2011
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

On 17/01/11 18:44, Jason Brown wrote:
> The kernel modules are only for that kernel, so anytime you update it
> you also have to reinstall the nvidia drivers.

Alternatively, you could use the nvidia driver packages from elrepo.org:


which are kABI-tracking kmod packages that work seamlessly over a kernel 
update. They even work with the new 5.6 kernel and there are packages 
for el6 too.

If you do decide to switch to the elrepo packages, please make sure you 
*uninstall* the current NVIDIA provided driver first. The page above has 
details on how to do that.

Hope that helps.