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Re: [Fwd: Re: new kernel]



I am using the nvidia binary rpm for the GLX and I compiled the source
rpm for the kernel module. I've used them for both the current and
previous kernels

On Tue, 2002-12-24 at 19:10, Jim Webb wrote:
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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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