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Old 10-04-2004, 06:19 AM   #1
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Is it possible to compile kernel with nvidia driver?


Is it possible to compile my own kernel with nvidia driver from nvidia.com? Means after the user install the compiled kernel, the nvidia driver is automatically installed.
 
Old 10-04-2004, 07:11 AM   #2
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doubt it........not GPL and
it closed source code............nvivia driver has it's own
installer interface...............
 
Old 10-04-2004, 07:18 AM   #3
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doubt it........not GPL and
it closed source code............nvivia driver has it's own
installer interface...............
Just wondering, if its open source, how do we compile it into the kernel?
 
  


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