Howto for the rpmfusion nvidia drivers

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Below we will show you how to get your drivers For GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9 & 200 series cards from RPM Fusion.


su
rpm -Uvh http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm
yum install kmod-nvidia-newest xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-newest-libs.i386 xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-newest-libs.x86_64
reboot

Or (akmod builds the required kmod on bootup )

 

su
rpm -Uvh http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm
yum install akmod-nvidia-newest xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-newest-libs.i386 xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-newest-libs.x86_64
reboot

For GeForce FX cards

 

su
rpm -Uvh http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm
yum install kmod-nvidia-173xx xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-173xx-libs.i386 xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-173xx-libs.x86_64
reboot

Or (akmod builds the required kmod on bootup )

 

su
rpm -Uvh http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm
yum install kmod-nvidia-173xx xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-173xx-libs.i386 xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-173xx-libs.x86_64
reboot

Or (akmod builds the required kmod on bootup )

 

su
rpm -Uvh http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm
yum install akmod-nvidia-173xx xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-173xx-libs.i386 xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-173xx-libs.x86_64
reboot

For GeForce 4 and below

 

su
rpm -Uvh http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm
yum install kmod-nvidia-96xx xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-96xx-libs
reboot

Or (akmod builds the required kmod on bootup )

 

su
rpm -Uvh http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/…ble.noarch.rpm
yum install akmod-nvidia-96xx xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-96xx-libs
reboot

Unsuported

RIVA TNT
RIVA TNT2/TNT2 Pro
RIVA TNT2 Ultra
Vanta/Vanta LT
RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro
Aladdin TNT2
GeForce 256
GeForce DDR
Quadro
GeForce2 GTS/GeForce2 Pro
GeForce2 Ti
GeForce2 Ultra
Quadro2 Pro

You may need to edit xorg.conf for compiz to work.

Quote:

su
gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf

and add

For 32 bit

Quote:

Section “Files”
ModulePath “/usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia”
ModulePath “/usr/lib/xorg/modu
les/drivers”
ModulePath “/usr/lib/xorg/modules”
EndSection

For 64 bit

Quote:

Section “Files”
ModulePath “/usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia”
ModulePath “/usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers”
ModulePath “/usr/lib64/xorg/modules”
EndSection

Source : fedora projects

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