Re: nvidia driver rpms rebuilt for 2.4.22-1.2179.nptl

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On Thursday 15 April 2004 4:31 pm, Axel Thimm wrote:
> Hi,
> the drivers for nvidia graphics versions 4363, 4496, 4620, 5328 and
> 5336 have been rebuild for 2.4.22-1.2179.nptl [1]:
> Installation via apt-get fo instance goes like
> apt-get install nvidia-graphics-kmdl-2.4.22-1.2179.nptl
> apt-get install nvidia-graphics
> Replace "nvidia-graphics" with "nvidia-graphics4363" etc for getting
> the older drivers. Installing multiple drivers is possible, choose the
> one that is active with
> nvidia-graphics-switch 4363
> for instance. New ATrpms kernel based on 2.4.22-1.2179.nptl are in the
> pipe.
> [1] same goes for openswan, autofs4, alsa, lirc, ltmodem etc., but
>     people on this list usually care more about nvidia-graphics :)
> Enjoy!

I have a fairly newbie question: I want to install the kernel upgrade, so I'll 
do yum update and enter y at the [y/N] prompt. Should I then reboot into the 
new kernel, and then do a yum install nvidia-graphics-kmdl-2.4.22-1.2179.nptl 
and then do yum install nvidia-graphics? 

I'm assuming that I would need to uncomment the related atrpms lines found in 
artoo's yum.conf.

(I'm asking because with the livna driver, there was the instruction 
recommending that the driver be installed *prior* to booting in the new 


Clint Harshaw  <clint@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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