nVidia install problems

John Gay johngay at eircom.net
Sun Mar 12 23:53:39 PST 2006


On Monday 13 March 2006 12:35, Theo Schneider wrote:
> Hi John,
>
> John Gay schrieb:
> > On Saturday 11 March 2006 15:23, John Gay wrote:
> >> <SNIP>
> >>
> >> I'm not happy with three different X11R6/lib's, so I'll have to dig
> >> through the --advanced settings to see where I can fix this properly.
> >
> > Well, after several attempts to bend this driver to my will, it still
> > insists on installing some stuff in /usr/lib64, even though I have
> > managed to convince it to use /lib/ and /usr/X11R6/lib/
> >
> > Can I get away with just moving the stuff from /usr/lib64 back to
> > /usr/lib or would this create problems? I'm only semi-literate when it
> > comes to using libs,
> >
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > 	John Gay
>
> i has xorg install in /usr, so i dont need the /usr/X11R6/lib64 link.
> Here is how i install the nvidia driver:
> create some symlinks
> /lib64 -> /lib
> /usr/lib64 -> /usr/lib64
> /usr/X11R6/lib64 -> /usr/X11R6/lib
>
> sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-8178-pkg2.run -a --ui=none
> dont install the 32bit libs!
>
> delete the symlinks
>
> edit /usr/lib/libGL.la, change lib64 to lib
> ldconfig
>
> thats all.
>
> I install the 32bit libs manual.
>
Sounds like a plan to me! I'll give it a try and report back.

Cheers,

	John Gay



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