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Re: nvidia video drivers

On Sun July 9 2006 17:23, Michael Langley wrote:
> It is very simple and easy to set things up using the latest installer
> from the nvidia website.  If you choose to go that route then there is
> only one thing that you need to know.  The installer from the nvidia
> website puts your drivers and extensions in the old modules location
> which is:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/
> All you need to do to get things working with the nvidia installer is
> copy the contents of the extensions/ and drivers/ directories over to
> the new location which is:
> /usr/lib/xorg/modules/
> Or you can use ln to link the directories.
> rm -rf /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions
> ln -s /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions
> ln -s /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers
> Then all you have to do is run the installer.  As far as I know this
> doesn't interfere with any debian packages and is even easier than the
> "Debian Way."  Enjoy.

Thanks! I've had those files on the drive for a couple weeks, they were just 
in the wrong place. Looks much better now although I'll need to adjust some 

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