[CentOS] Update to 7.4 using DVD

Thu Sep 14 01:51:03 UTC 2017
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 09/13/2017 08:46 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 09/13/2017 04:12 PM, Jerry Geis wrote:
>> if I do "init 3" to exit graphics. then run startx - it does not start -
>> but the only message (no errors) is
>> Server terminated successfully.
> In order to use the proprietary NVIDIA driver, you will need to disable
> the nouveau driver in the initrd.
> On the plus side, the nouveau driver seems to work just fine for me to
> drive two 1920x1080 displays attached to my nvidia card via HDMI.  Do
> you absolutely need the NVIDIA driver?
> Admittedly, the card in that particular machine is not very new (GeForce
> GT 710B), but I don't see a compelling reason to shift to the NVIDIA
> drivers for this test box as everything nouveau seems to be working.
> I'm sure I could likely get a bit better frame rates for graphical
> intensive things, but if you are doing that, and if nouveau works with
> your chipset and card, I would consider it.


That is basically how to remove the nouveau driver, except you will need
to follow the instructions to use grub2 instead of grub in the comments
.. or see if you can find a guide for CentOS Linux 7.

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