graphic driver NVIDIA
marcos-fedora at acib.com.br
Wed Dec 22 17:24:19 UTC 2004
I don't know how to install, use and run livna
I have installed FC3-681smp
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael A. Peters" <mpeters at mac.com>
To: <fedora-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 3:03 PM
Subject: Re: graphic driver NVIDIA
> On 12/22/2004 08:45:58 AM, Marcos-Fedora Brazil wrote:
>> When I try to install NVIDIA driver ( VIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6629-
>> pkg1.run ) on FC3-681smp I get a message saying the kernel has
>> built in a support for rivafb, and it may cause conflict
> Don't use the .run file.
> Head on over to http://rpm.livna.org/ and configure yum to use their
> repository, and then yum install their packaging of the NVidia driver.
> Just an FYI - I had to remove it because it was bad for the system.
> Tux Racer sure was nice, but a recursive grep on a large directory
> would segfault, and believe it or not - it was NVidia's fault (I'm not
> sure how, I'm not knowledgeable on kernel stuff, but that's what was
> concluded from a look at my dmesg output, and without their driver
> installed - grep doesn't segfault)
> Also oddly enough - balsa sped up after removing the driver.
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