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On Thu, 2011-03-24 at 13:17 -0700, Edward Martinez wrote:
> Cool, :-) are you aware that the nvidia kernel module needs to be
> reinstall every time a new linux kernel or current kernel is compiled?
> code: Important: Every time you compile a new kernel or recompile
> the current one, you will need to reinstall the nVidia kernel modules.
> An easy way to keep track of modules installed by ebuilds (such as
> nvidia-drivers) is to install sys-kernel/module-rebuild. Once you've
> installed it, simply run module-rebuild populate to populate its
> database with a list of packages to be rebuilt. Once you've finished
> compiling or recompiling a kernel, just run module-rebuild rebuild to
> rebuild the drivers for your new kernel./code
Thanks, Edward. Been there, done that, bought the T-shirt (several
times :-). The legacy nVidia stuff is a hassle, and I'm looking forward
to dumping it on the new desktop I'm building.
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