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Re: How to verify nvidia drivers working



On Fri, 2010-01-08 at 09:56 +1100, Chris Smart wrote: 
> 2010/1/8 steve <networks1 cox net>:
> >
> > I guess that means I don’t have the drivers installed after all :-)
> >
> 
> First, make sure you have it installed correctly.
> 
> If you are running 64 bit and have added the RPMFusion repositories, then run:
> su -c 'yum install kmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.i686
> xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.x86_64'
> 
> If you're running 32 bit, then add the RPMFusion repo and run:
> su -c 'yum install kmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs'
> 
> This will install required libs and blacklist nouveau driver.
> 
> If you had kernel based modesetting enabled, then re-build your
> initial ram disk:
> su -c 'dracut -f /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)'

No need to rebuild.  I just installed akmod-nvidia (the 64-bit one) and
added  "rdblacklist=nouveau" to the kernel line in /etc/grub.conf.  You
can add "nomodeset", but I didn't need to.  This is a 64-bit F12.

> 
> Update your modules database:
> su -c 'depmod -ae'
> 
> Create an nvidia xorg.conf:
> su -c 'nvidia-xconfig'

Didn't need to do these either. 

> 
> Reboot.
> 
> -c
> 
> 

-- 
                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu
http://www.math.clemson.edu/~mjs


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