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Old 03-19-2003, 04:23 PM   #1
fahad
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nvidia


while trying to install nvidia drivers i get this:


rpm -i NVIDIA*
package NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-4191 is already installed
warning: user buildmeister does not exist - using root
warning: group buildmeister does not exist - using root
warning: user buildmeister does not exist - using root
warning: group buildmeister does not exist - using root


i am using Redhat 8.0

thanks

 
Old 03-19-2003, 04:53 PM   #2
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I'm not much at Linux either, but you might wanna try removing your drivers, then reinstalling them. I'm a too.
 
Old 03-19-2003, 04:56 PM   #3
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try searching for nvidia, there are tons of a nvidia posts.
 
Old 03-19-2003, 08:51 PM   #4
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you have to root to install rpm packages
 
Old 03-20-2003, 10:30 AM   #5
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i did do it in root, and i tried uninstalling them and it keeps saying that its not installed and when I do try to install them it says that they are already installed. Its like somekind of loop
 
Old 03-20-2003, 02:23 PM   #6
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To remove them, don't use the filename, ie:

rpm -e nvidia_glx

NOT

rpm -e nvidia_glx_foo_bar.rpm
 
  


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