I have Woody up and running with X working ok. I want to install the nvidia
3d drivers that came with Woody, but I am a bit nervous.
I tried the install on a previous install of Woody using the drivers from the
nvidia website and ended up screwing up the X11 server. I was/am not
accomplished enough to recover the situation and ended up re-installing Woody.
I now have the Woody drivers in /usr/src and have read the README files. I
understand that the X11 config file needs amending as per the instructions on
the web site and have successfully achieved this previously with a Mandrake
installation. Therefore I am quite comfortable amending the congig file.
However I have gleaned from the README that I need to delve into the
kernel-source file in /usr/src issue a command line, come back out and link
one of the driver packages to the kernel-source file. This is where I am
getting nervous. I have a kernel-source-2.4.10 in /usr/src from which I
created a bzImage which I copied to /boot to solve a few other hardware
problems that I had. I have this bzImage entered in LILO as a separate entry
to the stock kernel, and use this image to boot, and everything is working
well. Am I ok to proceed following the README instructions?
Apologies for dragging this out but any help anyone can provide would be much
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