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Re: [SLE] Re: SuSE 10.1 boxed version ZMD Problems and other questions
  • From: suse@xxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 10:07:30 -0400
  • Message-id: <447B0022.6010904@xxxxxx>
Chris Maaskant wrote:
> Op ma, 29-05-2006 te 00:47 -0400, schreef suse@xxxxxx:
>> You download the driver
>> from nvidia, run the driver, then run SaX to set up X. Then anytime
>> you
>> update you kernel, you run the driver. You don't need to deal with
>> SaX
>> after each kernel update, just run the installer from nvidia.
>
> I've once been told that the "sax2 -r -m 0=nvidia" command is there so
> you won't have to compile the driver after a kernel update, it should be
> done automagicly.
>
> I cannot confirm this though, after i used that command i never had a
> kernel update, so i can't tell yet :-/
>

Other way around. The sax2 command you only need to once, after you've
first installed the driver. After every kernel update, you need to run
the NVIDIA-(version)-run package.

sax2 just sets your resolution, colors, etc.

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