TITLE: NVIDIA Graphics Driver (AMD64/EM64T) for Linux Workstations VERSION: 8776 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains the NVIDIA (AMD64/EM64T) accelerated graphics driver for the listed workstation models and Linux operating systems. PURPOSE: Critical SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP34042 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: October 30, 2006 CATEGORY: Driver - Graphics - Nvidia SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw4300 Workstation: All Models HP xw4400 Workstation: All Models HP xw6200 Workstation: All Models HP xw6400 Workstation: All Models HP xw8200 Workstation: All Models HP xw8400 Workstation: All Models HP xw9300 Workstation: All Models HP xw9400 Workstation: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Red Hat Ent Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (AMD64/EM64T) LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: N/A FIXES: - Provides a critical security fix for a potential buffer overflow that could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code as root. PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: NOTE: To complete the installation, you must be the ROOT user with no X-server running (init 3). 1. To check for existing NVIDIA packages, at the prompt type: 'rpm -qa | grep nvidia' 2. Remove any previous NVIDIA package. For example, at the prompt type: 'rpm -e nvidia' 3. To install the new package, at the prompt type: 'rpm -ivh nvidia-8776-1.0.x86_64.rpm' NOTE: Step 3 installs the files on the workstation and configures the NVIDIA accelerated graphics module. It also moves any current X configuration file aside and puts a standard NVIDIA file in place. For more information about this package, advanced installation options, and more sample X configuration files and settings, see the documentation provided in '/opt/hp/graphics/nvidia'. Copyright (c) 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.