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Old 09-26-2004, 04:52 AM   #1
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Installing nVidia drivers


How do I install nVidia drivers to Slackware?
 
Old 09-26-2004, 04:54 AM   #2
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read the online nvidia docs pertaining to linux: ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Li...111/README.txt
 
Old 09-26-2004, 10:35 AM   #3
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Re: Installing nVidia drivers

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Originally posted by jaakkop
How do I install nVidia drivers to Slackware?
It's pretty easy, There is a download from nvidia.com, which can be run as root using

sh NV*run

This installs the drivers.

Then you must edit XF86Config-4 to use them.

READ the README from nvidia.com. The instructions are simple, but you must be exact.

EDIT: ACH! sorry, I meant xorg.conf!

Last edited by kmoffat; 09-26-2004 at 11:31 AM.
 
Old 09-26-2004, 11:05 AM   #4
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Go here and read the README and get the .run file.

If you are using slackware 10 then you need to work with xorg stuff, /etc/X11/xorg.conf and maybe xorgconfig.

If you have an earlier version of slackware then you will work with the xf86config stuff.

It's not likely that you will have an xf86config-4 file with slackware, unless maybe older versions used it.

Last edited by itsjustme; 09-26-2004 at 11:07 AM.
 
Old 09-26-2004, 12:30 PM   #5
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It's pretty easy, There is a download from nvidia.com, which can be run as root using

sh NV*run

This installs the drivers.

Then you must edit XF86Config-4 to use them.
Yes, but before you do that you have be in runlevel 3.

# Default runlevel. (Do not set to 0 or 6)
id:4:initdefault:
 
  


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