[CentOS] nvidia failure with new kernel

Mon Jan 17 20:19:45 UTC 2011
Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com>

On 1/17/2011 3:08 PM, Michael D. Berger wrote:
> After looking at the recommended web site, I did the uninstall,
> and then ran:
> yum --disablerepo=\* --enablerepo=elrepo install kmod-nvidia nvidia-x11-
> drv 2>&1 | tee el.log
> I got:
>   Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
>   Error getting repository data for elrepo, repository not found
> It seems that there may be another step.

You do need to set up elrepo if you have not used it before. 
Instructions are here:


You will probably also want to install the yum priorities plugin to
avoid conflicts between elrepo and the base repos (or any other
third-party repos you may use).