[Slackbuilds-users] Problem with nvidia-driver/nvidia-kernel

King Beowulf kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 04:35:10 UTC 2011

I'll add a bit in the nvidia slackbuilds to create a unique blacklist
file when I update for the new versions. Now that nouveau is present
by default we need to make sure everything is nice and tidy.


On 4/29/11, Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Apr 2011 17:35:50 +0300
> Ozan Türkyılmaz <ozan.turkyilmaz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2011/4/28 Sergio Dias <esenede at gmail.com>:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I think your problem is your are getting up the nouveau module,
>> > that is a gnu driver for nvidia graphic cards. If you put it in the
>> > /etc/modules.d/blacklist.conf and restart will use the nvidia module
>> > instead.
>> >
>> extra/ has a package for blacklisting nouveau.
> Editing blacklist.conf is a road filled with pain.  Don't edit the
> files shipped with Slackware unless there's no good alternative;
> that makes upgrades and such *much* easier.  That being said, I
> *think* the binary driver from nvidia installs a blacklist file
> for you, and if so, then our build script needs to do so as well.
> However, we do *not* need to use the same filename as the one that
> ships in /extra.
> -RW

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