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Old 04-28-07, 07:31 AM   #70
grey_1
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Default Re: Evilghost would've been proud. :p

Redeemed, this was a bear my brother, hopefully I can save you some grief! ymmv here, but it should work. I confused myself getting them to work, hopefully I didn't miss any steps.

Download the 9755s from nvidia.com and save them to your home directory. You want the 9755s at the top.

Install the packages recommended here, most should be anyway, and follow the instructions to disable the NV module. I found this way to be easiest.

Type "sudo nano /etc/default/linux-restricted-modules-common and edit the DISABLED_MODULES to this "DISABLED_MODULES="nv"

open a terminal and do the following.

sudo apt-get install linux-source-2.6.20

sudo apt-get install linux-headers-2.6.20-15

sudo apt-get install nvidia-new-kernel-source


hit ctrl>alt>f2 to kill kdm (k desktop manager)

log in again

type 'ls' minus quotes, you should see your driver listed.

do "sudo sh *NV*" and follow the prompts.

Or if your a sadist you can type the whole driver name out

If it installs with no failures, cross your fingers (<-Very important!) and sudo reboot.

You should be greeted with the nvidia logo before logging in.

Feel free to pm or post if you run into more grief with this Bro. I can't shake the feeling I'm missing something and sorry it took this long to get this posted..my apologies.