Upgrade ones graphics drivs

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Wed Apr 17 10:09:24 UTC 2013

Basil Chupin wrote:
> For example, a couple of days ago my kernel was upgraded to 3.8.7-1
> and as a result I had to recompile the latest nVidia driver, 310.44,
> to match it. It took me all of some 3 minutes to be up and running
> again with the recompiled driver.

Don't you have dkms? When I was playing with the latest driver from the 
nvidia site it offered to register with dkms which would mean that you 
don't have to manually recompile the nvidia module but it is done 
automatically when you install a new kernel.


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