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Re: FC5 docs



On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 09:37 +0100, Keith Powell wrote:

> Dan,
> 
> Thanks for your reply.
> 
> A couple of small points to clarify things.
> 
> When I ran  "yum install kmod-nvidia" I thought it would possibly run 
> a script which would find the package from a repository and install 
> it. This 'installation by a script' is used in other distributions. 
> Wrong!

It would have found it if it new where to look.
Install the rpm.livna.org rpm as instructed Stuart Sears

wget http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-5.rpm
su -c "rpm -ih livna-release-5.rpm"
su -c "yum install kmod-nvidia"

You shouldn't have to modify the xorg.conf file - it should do it for
you.

> 
> When I got those messages, I wondered if the driver was installed, but 
> the xorg.conf file needed editing to change the driver (as is 
> required with other distros I have tried). Wrong again! 
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Keith.
> 


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