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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml,v 1.2 2004/05/18 16:15:25 swift Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml,v 1.3 2004/07/31 12:26:42 swift Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux nVidia Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux nVidia Guide</title>
7 7
15to install and configure these drivers. 15to install and configure these drivers.
16</abstract> 16</abstract>
17 17
18<license/> 18<license/>
19 19
20<version>1.0</version> 20<version>1.1</version>
21<date>May 18, 2004</date> 21<date>July 31, 2004</date>
22 22
23<chapter> 23<chapter>
24<title>Configuring your Card</title> 24<title>Configuring your Card</title>
25<section> 25<section>
26<title>Installing the Appropriate Drivers</title> 26<title>Installing the Appropriate Drivers</title>
40</pre> 40</pre>
41 41
42<p> 42<p>
43nVidia's modules and libraries are combined in two packages: <c>nvidia-glx</c> 43nVidia's modules and libraries are combined in two packages: <c>nvidia-glx</c>
44and <c>nvidia-kernel</c>. The former are the X11 GLX libraries while the latter 44and <c>nvidia-kernel</c>. The former are the X11 GLX libraries while the latter
45are the kernel modules. You need both so you should install those now. 45are the kernel modules. Since <c>nvidia-glx</c> depends on <c>nvidia-kernel</c>,
46installing <c>nvidia-glx</c> is sufficient:
46</p> 47</p>
47 48
48<pre caption="Installing the nVidia modules"> 49<pre caption="Installing the nVidia modules">
49# <i>emerge nvidia-glx nvidia-kernel</i> 50# <i>emerge nvidia-glx</i>
50</pre> 51</pre>
51 52
52<p> 53<p>
53Once the installation has finished, run <c>modprobe nvidia</c> to load the 54Once the installation has finished, run <c>modprobe nvidia</c> to load the
54kernel module into memory. 55kernel module into memory.

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