[PlanetCCRMA] rtPAE with nvidia?

plutek-infinity plutek at infinity.net
Thu Apr 16 14:10:33 PDT 2009

>Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2009 11:46:10 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Jeff Sandys <sandysj at juno.com>
>plutek-infinity wrote:
>> is anyone out there successfully running the nvidia driver with the
>> kernel? i installed the rtPAE-devel
>> package, then ran the nvidia installer script, but got an error message
>> saying that the kernel sources can't be found.
>> they do seem to be at the expected place under /lib/modules/ so i'm not
>> sure what's going on.
>> any clues?
>I don't think akmod-nvidia will install on the <dot>29 real time kernels. 
>Either these kernel dev files are missing something or the akmod doesn't
>like the <dot>29 version.  I believe the akmod-nvidia from RPMFusion should
>work with the current PAE RT kernel, it works with my i686 RT kernel.

thanks, jeff.... i've got nvidia running with the rtPAE kernel now. i'm no longer getting the out-of-control cpu usage by /usr/bin/X while running ardour, which was my whole reason for pursuing this thing in the first place.



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