Generally, when Red Hat releases a new version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, all driver updates for the previous version are incorporated in the new version.However, if it was not possible to include a particular driver, you will need to perform another driver update when you install the new version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.The market for discrete graphics cards has become dominated by the two graphics giants: Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).This has meant the decision boils down to one simple question: Which company's graphics card do I buy?
, which should include all driver updates that are currently installed on your system.
But once you delve deeper into the details this question becomes quite a complex one.
The answer will change depending on your price/performance preferance; your operating system; other components in your computer; and at times even where you live.
Now that you have a brief overview of the drivers available, let's get to work installing the right one for you.
First, we'll cover the installation of Nvidia's Ge Force and nouveau drivers.
To Nvidia's credit, it has recently begun helping nouveau development by releasing documentation and specifications.