livna nvidia RPMs (was Re: Interview with Dams of livna.org, on Genesis-X)
jspaar at myrealbox.com
Thu Apr 22 18:09:51 UTC 2004
On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 07:22:43 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, Jack Spaar wrote:
>> [...]I hope this means that livna will have a version
>> of their nvidia rpm out soon for the 2179 kernel update.
> Grab the SRPMs, boot the new kernel in runlevel 3, and "rpmbuild
> --rebuild --target <arch> nvidia-driver-1.0.5336-0.lvn.3.1.src.rpm". The
> result will be
> and nvidia-glx-devel-1.0.5336-0.lvn.3.1.<arch>.rpm. These work fine and
> they'll serve until livna is back in production.
Thanks for the tip -- I tried it with the .2188 kernel, worked fine for me.
A caution to low bandwidth users -- unlike livna's pre-built nvidia
modules, you'll need to have the 40MB kernel-source rpm installed in
order to build from the nvidia-driver SRPM.
More information about the users