Re: NVidia official driver
Am Samstag, 16. September 2006 12:36 schrieb Jo Shields:
> Pepo wrote:
> > Hi friends.
> > I am trying to install NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-8774-pkg2.run on my new
> > amd64 system but it didn't find kernel source. How do I can install this
> > driver?
> > My kernel is 2.6.17-2 and Ive installed linux-headers-2.6.17-2
> > linux-headers-2.6.17-2-amd64 linux-source-2.6.17.
> > Thanks
> Never EVER use the NVidia installers - they're a quick route to a broken
> 1) ensure you have non-free enabled in your sources.list
> 2) install module-assistant
Hi Jo !
Is there a significant difference at compiling between
using "module-assistant" and "make-kpkg modules_image" ?
I often read this solution with module-asistant. Is the old way orphaned ?
> 3) run "m-a a-i nvidia"
> 4) install the "nvidia-glx" package
> 5) "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg", and select the "nvidia" driver (this
> step won't work if you've edited your xorg.conf by hand before, if so,
> make this change by hand)
> The above relies on having access to the nvidia packages, which are in
> stable & unstable (but not testing). For testing, just grab the packages
> manually from unstable: