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Old 02-05-07, 06:57 AM   #1
mvogt
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Default Feature request nvidia installer (bug report?)

Hello List,

the nvidia installer has the option:

--no-kernel-module

This should do everything but do not install the kernel module. Currently it
checks if the module is present and stops working.
This is wrong!

Example:

If you have an automaticall update running which updates MESA,
the /usr/include/* files will be overwritten, and the ldconfig sets
libGL to the mesa version.

A user works on the maschine. It is not necessary to logout the
user and go telinit 3 only to overwrite/remove the Mesa installations.

You can have for example a simple trigger rpm,

%triggerin

sh /opt/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8762-pkg1.run --no-kernel-module

which afterwards overwrites the Mesa settings.

So my feature request, or maybe its already a bug is:

When --no-kernel-module is given

- dont check for kernel module
- install the userspace components

regards,

Martin
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