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Old 01-09-06, 09:14 PM   #1
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Default Question about upgrading my NVIDIA driver


I am about to buy a NVIDIA GFORCE 6600 GT (Since NVIDIA provide good support for us Linux guys). Anyway, currently I have the 7XXX driver installed and have downloaded the latest Linux driver from the NVIDIA site waiting to be installed.

Can i simply run the script as root and install the new driver on top of the old one or do I need to run the install script with some flags set like ie
-update ?

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Old 01-09-06, 09:31 PM   #2
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Default Re: Question about upgrading my NVIDIA driver

Refer to the directions of installing the nvidia driver on the linux distribution you use - visit distribution home page. Or do a web search.
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Old 01-10-06, 01:07 PM   #3
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Default Re: Question about upgrading my NVIDIA driver

Just install it over the old one - the new install will detect the existing driver and uninstall it as part of the process.

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