Re: nvidia again looking for howto
On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 11:51 AM, James Stuckey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Mathieu Malaterre
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > On Wed, 02 Jun 2010 15:34:53 +0200, Jonas Stein wrote:
>> >> There are many ways to get a nvidia vga device running in debian. But
>> >> wich one is the debian way?
>> >> I tried different ways, bu i get different errormessages and
>> >> graphicerrors. I want to try an "official" way to install a NV FX 5200
>> >> befeore i create bugreports.
>> >> Where can i find the latest howto about the nv installation with 3d
>> >> support? (...and dualhead viewport)
>> > I installed nvidia from Debian "non-free" repo by following these
>> > instructions:
>> > http://wiki.debian.org/NvidiaGraphicsDrivers
>> I think those instructions are deprecated. If you are using current
>> non-free you have to do something like:
>> apt-get install nvidia-kernel-dkms
>> It should automatically build the latest nvidia driver for your running
> That's exactly what I've been wanting for a long time. Though one should
> note that in addition to installing that, it is also necessary to install
> nvidia-glx and nvidia-glx-ia32.
On a related note, I manage to shoot myself in the foot by installing
nvidia-glx from stable. Make sure to take exactly the same version.