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From: Etaoin Shrdlu <shrdlu@×××××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] linux symlink?
Date: Sun, 04 Feb 2007 13:27:10
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] linux symlink? by Jorge Almeida
1 On Sunday 4 February 2007 13:45, Jorge Almeida wrote:
3 > I was under the impression that it is necessary to install Nvidia
4 > drivers. Is this correct?
6 If the link is not in place, nvidia-drivers will not build.
8 > And what should be done with the file? Copy it to /boot
9 > under which name? (I mean, when booting with a particular kernel, how
10 > does the kernel know the path to the correct
12 There used to be a good explanation here:
16 however, it seems to have some problem at the moment. The google cached
17 copy works (just do a search for linux, it's the first hit).
19 Sorry, cannot comment on whether the symlink should or should not be
20 created, and it's been a lot since I built my last LFS. I have almost
21 always used it, and never had any problem. IIRC the handbook's advice is
22 to create the link. But, as always, YMMV.
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Re: [gentoo-user] linux symlink? Michal 'vorner' Vaner <michal.vaner@×××××××.net>
Re: [gentoo-user] linux symlink? Jerry McBride <mcbrides9@×××××××.net>