Re: NVIDIA upgrade failures
On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 20:49:17 +0100, Bram Mertens <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 21:57 -0500, Roberto Sanchez wrote:
> > Why not check this out? See if there is some helpful info there.
> > Incidentally, the latest version of the nVidia drivers are 6629.
> > I would get those. The packages are in Sid.
> I am running version 6111 on my laptop as well, which I installed with
> the instructions on
> Now I would like to use my TV as a secondary display using the TV-out on
> my nVidia Geforce FX 5300 card. The 6111 drivers don't appear to work
> (all I get is a black/white display) so I would like to try the 6629
> Can I install these drivers with module-assistant? If this is possible
> can someone point me to some step-by-step instructions?
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> # 20:44:16 up 10:55, 7 users, load average: 0.08, 0.22, 0.26 #
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You should use module-assistant to build nvidia-kernel for your
kernel, you'll need kernel-headers to be installed. then install
nvidia-glx package. and don't forget to add "nvidia" to "
/etc/modules" ;) . This all is working over here.