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kernel and nvidia driver mismatch

Postby bookewyrmm » Fri Feb 09, 2018 18:14

I know this has been marked as [SOLVED],
https://forum.sabayon.org/viewtopic.php?f=86&t=33939&hilit=kernel+nvidia+mismatch

but I keep running into it and it has begun to bother me.

I have not played around with bash or any other script languages much, BUT, I was thinking it should be easy enough that I can tackle it.

I want to write a script that I can run when this error pops up (approximatly every 3-4 months) that will search eselect and equo , match the version and install them, (Easy, Right?)

As a VERY NOVICE programmer and script writer, my question is this... Would a bash script be best, or would Python or some other language be easier/better?

Just looking for a point in the best direction.

Thanks
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Re: kernel and nvidia driver mismatch

Postby The_Document » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:12

Try using the open source drivers.
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Re: kernel and nvidia driver mismatch

Postby bookewyrmm » Mon Feb 12, 2018 14:04

kinda defeats the purpose(s) of the exercise... 1) expand my skill set in bash scripting 2)continue using nvidia drivers because performance. (and the issue first arose from a stock install, I'm not sure if Nvidia drivers are installed by default)
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Re: kernel and nvidia driver mismatch

Postby sabayonino » Mon Feb 12, 2018 14:27

bookewyrmm wrote: I'm not sure if Nvidia drivers are installed by default)


They're installed (in all ISOs)


http://na.mirror.garr.it/mirrors/sabayo ... so.pkglist

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Re: kernel and nvidia driver mismatch

Postby bookewyrmm » Mon Feb 12, 2018 14:37

Thanks @Sabyonino,

I suspected as much, but I am at work and too lazy to check documentation...


Eventually I will post my script, but I got a LOT of work ahead of me.
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