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> Install nvidia 96 driver
JohnVV
 Posted: Mar 20 2013, 09:09 PM
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Well with the sl-security update the .run and the kmod-nvidia-96XX died with xorg1.13
the "NVIDIA-Linux-x86-96.43.23-pkg1.run" is built for xorg 1.10 and 1.12

so downgrading xorg is needed
however xorg-1.13 added "xorg-x11-drv-modesetting" and this causes a unfixable error in downgrading
so
-- this can be done with Gnome running --
--- assuming you reinstalled nouveau to get the gui working again --
CODE

su -
yum remove xorg-x11-drv-modesetting
yum remove xorg-x11-drv-nouveau
yum --disablerepo=sl-security downgrade xorg\*
gedit /etc/yum.conf

add " exclude=xorg* " to "/etc/yum.conf"
to the file
edit /boot/grub/grub.conf ( or the link /etc/grub.conf )
add to the boot line
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rdblacklist=nouveau


i created a small shell script to rebuild the boot image ( i have been doing this a lot and a script solves the TYPOS i make )
-- save as "/boot.image.rebuild .sh ( or a short name " /RBI.sh ")
save to " /"
CODE

#!/usr/bash

mv /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r ).img.backup
dracut -f /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)

reboot into int 3

run the "boot.image.rebuild .sh" script
reboot into int 3
run the NVIDIA-Linux-x86-96.43.23-pkg1.run
and reboot
and ( ONLY IF you need the mesa"gl.h" and not nvidia's "gl.h"
CODE

su -
yum reinstall mesa*
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redman
 Posted: Mar 21 2013, 07:02 AM
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Thanks for adding this http://th166.photobucket.com/albums/u117/rdshear/Smiley%20Faces/th_smiley-face-thumbs-up.gif

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