NVidia on Severn2 -> It works.

Chris Vanhoof vanhoof at redhat.com
Sat Oct 4 00:19:37 UTC 2003

Different compilers were used.  Let the Nvidia installer think the
kernel was compiled with gcc-3.2 ;

# CC=gcc32 sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2.run


Chris Vanhoof <vanhoof at redhat.com>

On Sat, 2003-09-27 at 05:00, Rodrigo Del C. Andrade wrote:
> 	First thing that happened when I installed the beta was the lack of X, 
> 'cause I have a GeForce4, so if ppl are goin to install and use a NVidia 
> models GeForce or Tnt (I cant garantee for quadro or others), this info 
> will come in handy.
> 	Here is how I installed NVidia drivers on Severn release 2:
> 	Download the latest driver:
> 	wget 
> ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/1.0-4496/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2.run
> 	If you try to run this as is, you will only got an error when it tries 
> to recompile a module for our kernel acusing diferent compilers, so lets 
> do this at comand line:
> 	./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2.run --add-this-kernel
> 	Gotta thanks the NVidia programmers for that one.
> 	After it all done you can run the new installer:
> 	./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2-custom.run
> 	and everything should be fine. Update /etc/X11/XFree86Config you it 
> wasnt already prepared for their drivers and have fun with your bug 
> hunting  with the possibility to watch dvds on tv-out during breaks :)
> 	Vantroy
> ps: Is this the definitive logo for Fedora Core? It is kinda ... basic...
> ps2: I upgraded from Shrike and couldnt select pckages. Thats bad :(
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