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Re: auto install of nvidia driver



On Mon, 2007-07-09 at 09:07 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings;
> 
> Attached is a script I've been running for about a month, and which 
> autoinstalls the nvidia driver when booting to a new kernel, something I do 
> fairly frequently such as to the 2.6.22 I just built.  This assumes the 
> latest NVIDIA-*.run file is resident in your root directory but it could live 
> anywhere by editing the script.  You'll also need to edit it when you have 
> downloaded an even newer version.
> 
> This to me was easier than trying to figure out the documentless dkms 
> installer.
> 
> I run it from rc.local with this line:
> /root/bin/install-nvidia
> 
> Now. if I had a clue, which I don't, I'd redirect another file to this such 
> that all the keyboard responses it needs are also automated.

DKMS works great for me, no configuration necessary. Just install the
DKMS rpms and the nVidia driver from freshrpms. I also use the DKMS
aware wireless driver and everything gets handle automatically at boot.

- Brian 


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