While upgrading my kernel from 2.4.18-14 to 22.214.171.124 I had to remove and reinstall a couple of Nvidia rpms. I was having problems with the last one I did. I had a src rpm and a binary rpm. So I first tried to install the binary rpm like this:
> rpm -i NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0248.rh80up_2.4.18_17.athlon.rpm
but it didn't really work. After reboot it was all gone??
So I installed the src rpm instead:
> rpm -i NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0248.src.rpm
> cd /usr/src/redhat/SPECS
> rpm -bb nforce.spec
> cd /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/
> rpm -Uvh NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0248.i386.rpm
and bingo, it's all good...
I thought the forst one should have worked because it's a binary rpm? What happened, what did I miss there?
Thanks for any info, jan
PS. This is to get the nvnet driver installed for my nvidia ethernet on my mobo Asus A7N266.