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Old 04-28-2010, 02:21 AM   #1
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NVIDIA Installation Error


Hi,
I'm installing a NVIDIA driver and encountered some error message. Please see below the sequence (I've set runlevel to init 3);

linux:~/SuSe # rpm -ivh NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-4191.suse81:i586.rpm
Preparing... ############################ [100%])
file /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/nvidia-drv.o from
install of NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-4191 conflicts with file from
package XFree86-server-4.3.0.1-21

Can someone please help? I'm very new with linux and still on learning stage. Thank you in advance.
 
Old 04-28-2010, 03:45 AM   #2
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Remove the installed package to use the other.
 
Old 04-28-2010, 04:11 AM   #3
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Try

# rpm -Uvh NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-4191.suse81:i586.rpm

instead. This will do an update rather than what you are trying to do which is an install from scratch.
 
Old 04-28-2010, 05:20 AM   #4
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Are you quite sure you have the ancient Suse 8.1 ? ?
The old NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-4191.suse81:i586.rpm is for 8.1 only !

A modern Suse (10x..11x) # zypper se nvidia
( The NVIDIA.repo must be present.)

Example Suse11.2: # zypper in x11-video-nvidia<version>
( e.g. x11-video-nvidiaG02-190.42-9.1.i586 ).
Code:
[NVIDIA Repository]
name=NVIDIA Repository
enabled=1
autorefresh=1
baseurl=http://download.nvidia.com/opensuse/11.2
type=rpm-md
gpgcheck=1
keeppackages=1
 
  


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