[PlanetCCRMA] Nvidia driver and RedHat 8

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sat Jan 18 13:22:01 2003

> 1) I have to build an NVIDIA driver to take advantage of the hardware
> 2) I need to use the same compiler to build the NVIDIA driver as was
> used to build the kernel
> 3) Since I'm using a PlanetCCRMA kernel built under RedHat 7, and I'm
> running RedHat 8, I can't build the NVIDIA driver, so...
> 4) I need to build my own kernel under RedHat 8 so I can make a
> compatible video driver

or you can:
  apt-get update
  apt-get install NVIDIA_GLX NVIDIA_kernel-2.4.19-1.ll

Somebody else had this same problem and I rebuilt the closed source
NVIDIA driver rpms for 2.4.19-1.ll, at least two planet ccrma
inhabitants have successfully installed it. 

-- Fernando