On Sun, 2008-04-06 at 03:51 -0700, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 11:57 PM, John <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > *Grins*, Akemi
> > ATRpms.net.
> > To get a some sense of this mess one would have to;
> > For 32bit Install 1. and 3.. For 64bit install 1. and 2.. This is
> > what you were referring to correct? That you say you installed once?
> > I am just referring to the Legacy Graphic Cards for instance, to get
> > some idea from you about what you are talking about.
> > http://atrpms.net/name/nvidia-graphics-legacy-71xx/
> > 1.http://atrpms.net/dist/el5/nvidia-graphics-legacy-71xx/nvidia-graphics71.86.04-71.86.04-93.el5.i386.rpm.html
> > 2.http://atrpms.net/dist/el5/nvidia-graphics-legacy-71xx/nvidia-graphics71.86.04-kmdl-2.6.18-53.1.14.el5.centos.plus-71.86.04-93.el5.x86_64.rpm.html
> > 3.http://dl.atrpms.net/all/nvidia-graphics71.86.04-kmdl-2.6.18-53.1.14.el5-71.86.04-93.el5.i686.rpm
> > I did notice while I was browsing the site it seems that the
> > the signed packages are expired. The package signature expired
> > in December of 2007. I'm pickey...
> > Signature
SA/SHA1, Tue Feb 5 08:19:51 2008 ([expires: 2007-12-31])
> > There is also no yum repo configuration for RHEL 4 or 5, or for
> > CentOS for that matter. So give me some more insight on this way
> > of the driver install from ATrpms. Like how you would direct the user
> > getting the appropiate files for the graphics cards.
> In principle, setting up the atrpms repo is not much different from
> that for rpmforge. First read the Repositories wiki article and go to
> http://atrpms.net/install.html for the instructions. Just like
> rpmforge, CentOS-4 and -5 use .el4 and .el5, respictively.
> Once the repository has been set up, all you should do is:
yum install nvidia-graphics <--------We Hope!
> That should resolve dependencies for you and install necessary
> packages that matche your *running* kernel.
> There is a posting in the CentOS mailing list by Axel (atrpms
> maintainer) with a brief explanation about the difference between
> rpmforge and atrpms:
> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2007-August/085287.html <-----I'll read over these later in the day.
> Two postings down in that thread, there is another one from him which
> is worth the bookmark. It gives you some workaround for an error that
> might occur when the above command is run for the first time. But we
> can talk about it later.
Will look for that also.
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