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From: Jim Webb <jimwebb charter net>
To: redhat list <redhat-list redhat com>
Subject: Re: new kernel
Date: 24 Dec 2002 12:26:23 -0500

Has anybody successfully used the NVidia rpm's with either the
2.4.18-18.8.0 kernel or the newest one?

TIA,

Jim

On Tue, 2002-12-24 at 11:26, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> On 24 Dec 2002, greg wrote:
> 
> > How do I uninstall the old ones before installing the new ones Matthew?
> > By uninstalling the old ones, will the old kernel be rendered unusable?
> > To uninstall, do I just rpm -e NVIDIA*.  Will that work?
> > regards Greg
> 
> Actually, I never tried the wildcard, but I don't think so.  "rpm -e
> NVIDIA_kernel NVIDIA_GLX" should work.  I'm pretty sure you can rpm -U the
> kernel, but the GLX one needs to be rpm -e.  It moves some installed
> files out of the way, and if you update, it will overwrite the ones it
> backed up.
> 
> > On Tue, 2002-12-24 at 03:24, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> > > On 23 Dec 2002, greg wrote:
> > >
> > > > hi,
> > > > just downloaded the new Red Hat kernel.  I have the nvidia drivers
> > > > installed, and when booting into the new kernel, x can't configure.
> > > > This was expected.  I though that renaming the XF86Config file back to
> > > > orriginal config would do the job??
> > > > Do I have to uninstall the nvidia drivers or what to run the new
> > > > kernel.  Can someone please explain the procedure to installing a new
> > > > kernel and then installing the new nvidia drivers please.   I compiled
> > > > the nvidia drivers from source rpms.  The old kernel was 2.4.18.18.0.
> > > > Do I uninstall nvidia drivers, go back to the old XF86Config, boot into
> > > > the new kernel, and then re-install the nvidia drivers or what?
> > > >
> > > > thanks Greg
> > >
> > > When X fails, you get booted to a virtual console, right?  Log in, rebuild
> > > the NVidia drivers for the new kernel, uninstall the old ones, install the
> > > new ones, and reboot.
> > >
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