TITLE: NVIDIA Graphics Driver for x86_64 Linux Blade Workstations VERSION: 169.09.1 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains the NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver for the supported blade workstation models and Linux operating systems. This NVIDIA graphics driver package is provided as a part of the HP Linux Blade Workstation Solution. Once installed, this driver configures the system to work with HP Remote Graphics Software (RGS) remotely, but does not actually light up a physically connected monitor. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP38745 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: March 10, 2008 CATEGORY: Driver - Graphics - Nvidia SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP ProLiant xw460c Blade Workstation: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Red Hat Ent Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (AMD64/EM64T) LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: N/A PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: NOTE: To complete the installation, you must be the ROOT user with no X-server running (init 3). 1. Download the SoftPaq .rpm file to a directory on your hard drive. 2. To check for existing NVIDIA packages, at the prompt type: 'rpm -qa | grep nvidia' 3. Remove any previous NVIDIA package. For example, at the prompt type: 'rpm -e nvidia' 4. To install the new package, at the prompt type: 'rpm -ivh nvidia-169.09-1B.x86_64.rpm' NOTE: Step 4 places files, builds, and configures the NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Module. It also moves any current X configuration file aside and automatically generates a new one that is designed to work on a headless blade system. NOTE: For more information about this package and advanced installation options, see the documentation provided in the '/opt/hp/graphics/nvidia' folder. Copyright (c) 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.