Re: Nvidia (their's) driver on multiple kernels.
> > First, it now incorrectly removes the driver from the 2.6.16 modules and
> > then nicely installs the driver onto the 2.6.17 modules. If I want to
> > keep more than one kernel around, the installer.run does not cooperate
> > :-)
> First of all, I highly recommend using the Debian packages and not the
> installer you got from NVIDIA. It can be confusing at first (a couple of
> methods available depending on how you deal with kernels), but it will
> save a lot of trouble during upgrades, and is multiple kernel friendly.
Are they "better" or equivalent? Probably updated with Xorg changes, etc.
which is better. However, the manufacturer must also know what they are
> If you really want to use the installer, there is a way to use multiple
> kernels. If I remember correctly, it has an option for that in advanced
> options (--advanced-options).
Didn't know there were any options. Next new kernel, I'll try it (if I do not
go over to the Debian driver).
> > They surely would want to change this! No way to contact them?
I would assume that the default behavior would be to leave the pre-existing
kernel's module in place. This is what most folks trying a newer kernel would