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Old 09-21-2003, 08:23 AM   #1
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Distribution: red hat linux enterprise-centos
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suse 8.2 nvidia driver download

nvidia driver install in suse 8.2, lot easier than on red hat 9 that i installed the other day, only half the steps.

1.downloaded the nvidia up a terminal, type this- -
b.root password
c.telinit 3
3.will get ya into the text shell-do this-
c.should get this $
d.type su -
e. enter password, should get prompt #
3. need to change to directory where the nvidia driver is- on my rig, i typed this next- cd /home/ronss/Documents, hit enter
4. install driver by typing this-sh
5. this should start the install, follow directions
6. now to get back to desktop, type telint 5

okay , the nvidia is installed, now open terminal and type this command-sax2 , next enter your root password

click on graphics card, and you must enable 3d acceleration by enabling it

reboot , that,s it.

my screensavers run so much better than on red hat 9 for some reason, bit faster and smoother

Last edited by ronss; 09-21-2003 at 08:30 AM.
Old 11-02-2003, 05:57 PM   #2
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Cool nvidia installed

Many thanks for your instruction ronss . It couldn't be easier


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