[Fedora] Re: Nvidia sucks, sucks, sucks !

Kim Lux lux at diesel-research.com
Fri Nov 10 16:52:18 UTC 2006


On Thu, 2006-11-09 at 22:36 -0600, Jonathan Berry wrote:
> > > At what point was the old driver "killed"?
> >
> > >From var/log/nvidia-installer.log
> >
> > -> There appears to already be a driver installed on your system
> > (version: 1.0-
> >    8776).  As part of installing this driver (version: 1.0-9629),
> the
> > existing
> >    driver will be uninstalled.  Are you sure you want to continue?
> ('no'
> > will a
> >    bort installation) (Answer: Yes)
> 
> In other words, when you installed the new driver.  This is different
> from the kernel update.  Installing the new kernel did not kill the
> driver, as you purport.  Installing the new driver did.

To clarify, the new kernel killed the old driver BEFORE I attempted to
install the new driver.  If the old driver would have worked with the
old kernel, I wouldn't have had anything to complain about.
> 
-- 
Kim Lux,  Diesel Research Inc.





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