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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Inspiron 8000 and Nvidia

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  • Paul
    Get the tar.gz files. They will adapt to your systems and the commands to use them are consistant. tar -zxvf NVIDIA_kernel.tar.gz cd NVIDIA_kernel make
    Message 1 of 2 , May 31, 2002
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      Get the tar.gz files. They will adapt to your systems and the commands
      to use them are consistant.

      tar -zxvf NVIDIA_kernel.tar.gz
      cd NVIDIA_kernel
      make install

      tar -zxvf NVIDIA_GLX.tar.gz
      cd NVIDIA_GLX
      make install


      uf_gator_surfer wrote:

      >I have an I8000 with GE Force 2 GO, on LM 8.2, and I'm confused as to
      >which GLX, and Kernel Driver files to choose from Nvidia's website.
      >Do I get the GLX source RPM or just the RPM, and for the kernel, do I
      >take the SMP, UP, or secure rpm. What do these Mean? Also, does it
      >matter which of the two XF86Config (in the files section under I8000
      >with Ge Force 2 Go) files I use, and can I just backup my old config
      >file and use one of these in it's place? I'm very new to linux, so
      >sorry if this is a no brainer.
      >
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