nvidia 179/180 on 8.04: kernel upgrades?

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Thu Jan 8 22:09:51 UTC 2009

On Thursday 08 January 2009, Dexter Filmore wrote:
> I installed nvidia-glx with envy-qt which only offers version 173.
> I'd like to upgrade to 179 or 180 for performance reasons.
> So my only option here seems to use the nvidia installer.
> Question: will it survive a kernel upgrade like the one installed with envy
> does?

More than likely.....    but each new kernel change will require you to run 
through the NV install again.  Usually a 2 minute process.

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