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Re: FC5 docs



On Monday 01 May 2006 10:07 am, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 09:37 +0100, Keith Powell wrote:
> > Dan,
> >
> > Thanks for your reply.
> >
> > A couple of small points to clarify things.
> >
> > When I ran  "yum install kmod-nvidia" I thought it would possibly
> > run a script which would find the package from a repository and
> > install it. This 'installation by a script' is used in other
> > distributions. Wrong!
>
> It would have found it if it new where to look.
> Install the rpm.livna.org rpm as instructed Stuart Sears
>
> wget http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-5.rpm
> su -c "rpm -ih livna-release-5.rpm"
> su -c "yum install kmod-nvidia"
>
> You shouldn't have to modify the xorg.conf file - it should do it
> for you.
>

Thanks for your reply, Michael.

I had got the nvidia driver installed by following Stuart's advice. 
You're right, I didn't have to edit the xorg.conf file, and was 
explaining to Dan what I had done wrong.

I am very much a Fedora newbie.

Cheers

Keith


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