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Old 07-05-2008, 08:44 AM
"Akemi Yagi"
 
Default FW: Problem with nvidia-drv-x11 when upgrading to CentOS 5.2 (Akemi)

On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 11:59 PM, John <jses27@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces@centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces@centos.org] On Behalf
> Of Akemi Yagi

> Once you find the way to get the installalation working without human
> intervention, you can put it in a place like /etc/rc.local :
>
> if [ ! -e /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/video/nvidia.ko ]; then
> echo "Installing the proprietary NVIDIA driver."
> /full/path/to/ NVIDIAxxxxx.run --no-network -s -K -n fi
>
> This will compile and install the driver each time the kernel is updated.
>
> Akemi
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -------------------
> Hi Akemi, this looks like a good option to put into the nvidia how to. Any
> further ideas?

Hi John,

If I remember correctly, Karanbir said he was using the same nvidia.ko
file over several generations (?) of kernels just by copying it.
However, we need to ask him for the details.

Akemi
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