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Old 11-04-04, 11:45 PM   #1
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Question The new driver & my geforce fx 5500 oc

I can't find mine listed?
Is it in this new driver & not the one that YAST installs? Because I can't figure out for the life of me how to install this file. Pretty new to Linux, but willing to learn...

NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-6111-pkg2.run

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Default Re: The new driver & my geforce fx 5500 oc

Still no driver up & running for my card with this linux box.. I get

/Documents> sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-8178-pkg2.run
Verifying archive integrity... OK
Uncompressing NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for Linux-x86_64 1.0-8178.............................................. .................................................. ...................................
nvidia-installer: Error opening log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' for writing (Permission denied); disabling logging.
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Default Re: The new driver & my geforce fx 5500 oc

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/Documents> sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-8178-pkg2.run
Verifying archive integrity... OK
Uncompressing NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for Linux-x86_64 1.0-8178.............................................. .................................................. ...................................
nvidia-installer: Error opening log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' for writing (Permission denied); disabling logging.
log in as "root" for installation

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log in as "root" for installation

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Okay I figred how to login as root..sort of... New Session as root then I did that sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-8178-pkg2.run but I got an error stating that I have to exit Xserver??? HOw & what is that? I found an X Terminal link but when I use that to run the file then it gives me that root thing again.. so its like one or the other....???
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