[CentOS] kmod-nvidia?

Fri Jul 20 15:32:56 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Andreas Rogge wrote:
> Am 20.07.2012 16:44, schrieb m.roth at 5-cent.us:
>> I just went to install kmod-nvidia on a 64-bit CentOS 6.2 system... and
>> enabling elrepo, yum can't find it. There's a page for it, but that was
>> last updated last year, and there are also references to packages for
>> older Nvidia cards, but not the current.
> At least on our elrepo mirror site there are recent kmod-nvidia
> packages. The Package kmod-nvidia-295.59-1.el6.elrepo.x86_64.rpm is just
> a few days old.
> Maybe your yum configuration went bad?

Ok, build the driver using the proprietary package, and he's back up.

Well, *after* I ran nvidia-xconfig, since there was no xorg.conf, and
nothing in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d, which created /etc/X11/xorg.conf.

Now that he's up, which was my highest priority, I'm back to looking
around. I did a yum clean all, then yum --enablerepo=elrepo list
\*nvidia\*, and see
 * elrepo: mirror.symnds.com
so this was what the mirrorlist came up with. That there's something
screwy there.

So I just pointed my browser there, and found elrepo there under
distributions/elrepo. Anyone got any ideas why it finds that it's there,
but yum doesn't see the actual repo (and yes, the kmod-nvidia packages are