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Re: Confused: nvidia on AMD64???

I don't know about the rest of the list but there are some things I don't like to depend on my distro for.  Kernel source, alsa, and nvidia drivers just to name a few.  I just updated the latest nvidia drivers the other day and got them from nvidia.com at the url below:


They work just fine.

On Thu, 22 Dec 2005 18:46:07 +0100
"Joost Kraaijeveld" <J.Kraaijeveld@Askesis.nl> wrote:

> Hi,
> I just put a NVidia GeForce FX 5200 into my machine (my Matrox 550 will not work properly with Xinerama after the update to x.org). I followed several howto's (even from the people that wrote it worked, e.g. Stefan Salewski's "NVidia driver successfully installed!" and his link http://home.comcast.net/~andrex/Debian-nVidia/installation.html) but I cannot apt-get the nvidia-kernel-source from any of the mentioned repositories. 
> Is it possible to compile the module on a AMD64 system? Where can I apt-get the packages mentioned in howto above for  AMD64?
> Groeten,
> Joost Kraaijeveld
> Askesis B.V.
> Molukkenstraat 14
> 6524NB Nijmegen
> tel: 024-3888063 / 06-51855277
> fax: 024-3608416
> e-mail: J.Kraaijeveld@Askesis.nl
> web: www.askesis.nl 

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