obligor11-fedora at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 30 16:24:08 UTC 2007
Karl Larsen wrote:
> Chris Jones wrote:
>>> So I am happy with the run file and will send another email with
>>> exact instructions on getting the right one (it took me 2 tries).
>> If you are happier with the nvidia installer than the rpms then great,
>> I know there are many on this list that agree with you. Each to their
>> However, please don't bother posting yet another half-arsed attempt at
>> a howto... In this case I don't believe you can improve on the
>> instructions on the nvidia site itself, which I think are pretty
>> The (current) driver page
>> and the readme
>> give all the info you could ever need, I think. If you have problems
>> understanding parts, I'm sure nvidia will accept feedback to improve
>> their web site ;)
> The only thing they do not say is that now you must run the file with
> the Xwindows off. And that is simple if you learn that init 3 will do
> it. But it isn't in their docs anywhere....
Of course it isn't, but ...
Before you Begin
Before you begin the installation, exit the X server and terminate all OpenGL
applications (note that it is possible that some OpenGL applications persist
even after the X server has stopped). You should also set the default run level
on your system such that it will boot to a VGA console, and not directly to X.
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