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Old 06-17-2004, 02:06 PM   #1
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Nvidia Driver Installation on Live(Ram-based system, like slax/knoppix)

I just setup a few of the live disks that run off of the ram. Is there anyway for me to install the nvidia drivers to memory? or is there a workaround for the nvidia compatability issues. Anyway, I'm going to keep searching for a way to fix this, but any help would be greatly appreciated.
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You only need to find a live-distro that allows write-access
to /lib/modules /usr/X11R6/lib and comes with the kernel sources :)

Or you rip the NVidia-installer apart and fix it to create
the modules in writeable places, use insmod instead of modprobe
for the kernel-level module and edit the XF86Config's path's
to lib to also reflect where the nvidia modules live.

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Please can you tell me what the problem is with the Nvidia mother boards and Linux, and is there a way round it. I have the Nvidia board and have tried to install Lycoris Desktop/LX, but it just wont have it. I have however managed to install Knoppix 3.3 to completion. I have not tried it out very much, so i am not sure if eveything would work on it. Regards. Bobby.


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