Nvidia sucks, sucks, sucks !

Lonni J Friedman netllama at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 17:42:27 UTC 2006

On 11/9/06, Kim Lux <lux at diesel-research.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-11-09 at 17:26 +0000, Scott van Looy wrote:
> > Uhm. Why don't you just:
> > rpm -Uvh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-6.rpm
> > yum install fedorakmod
> > yum install kmod-nvidia
> >
> > Or is that a silly question?
> Silly, me, for not knowing that off the top of my head this morning when
> I couldn't google it.
> I already have livna installed as a repository. And, btw, if you read my
> post, you will see that I did "yum kmod-nvidia".  First of all, that
> FAILED for kernel 2798.  Secondly, livna doesn't have a module built for
> 2835, just like they didn't have a <working> module for 2798 when I
> updated to fc6 !  Its not like I didn't try them, twice now !
> And is this the sort of stuff we expect joe average computer user to do,
> because after all, Linux is ready for the <average> desktop !   So when
> my mom, who doesn't even know what a command line is, boots and X
> doesn't start, what do I do with her ?

And how are your problems with livna NVIDIA's fault?

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