[Slackbuilds-users] Nvidia driver update - for GoogleEarth andAmaya Builds, perhaps others

Martin Pagnan mpagnan at acanac.net
Tue Nov 23 00:30:50 UTC 2010

A perfect explanation for what I experienced.

On 11/22/2010 01:00 PM, JK Wood wrote:
> The 64-bit Nvidia driver comes with the option to install 32-bit 
> compatibility libraries.  There are actually two different packages 
> available, one with and one without the compatibility libs.
> ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/260.19.21/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-260.19.21-no-compat32.run
> ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/260.19.21/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-260.19.21.run
> The no-compat32 is 20 megs smaller, and I'd imagine that would be the 
> one used for the Slackbuild, since SBo doesn't officially support 
> multilib.  Alternatively, it's possible that it's running the driver 
> installation script and answering "No" to the compat32 question.  In 
> any case, I suspect that's what's going on here.

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