You might want to investigate the kmod-nvidia driver from ELRepo as this will survive kernel upgrades. Your current procedure will break every time there's a new kernel. [by TrevorH]
My Pc was running all good with 3.8.* kernel and the 319 driver for nvidia, i decided to upgrade the kernel to the current 3.12.7, after that the nvidia driver got fkd up and daemon wont start. I upgraded the driver to the 313 version which supposdley supported the 3.12.7 kernel, even with that it didnt work.
Sounds like you installed proprietary video drivers like the ones from ATI or nvidia and these are kernel release specific so do not survive a kernel update. If you look at the ELRepo repository th... [by TrevorH]
You cannot run kmod-nvidia with a non-CentOS kernel. You will need to download the proprietary binary drivers from nVidia and install those and then reinstall them every time you update your kernel. [by TrevorH]
First you need to install kmod-w83627ehf-0.0-3.el5.elrepo kernel module from ELrepo 3rd party repository (there is also one for Xen kernel). Make sure you configure yum-priorities plugin whi... [by milosb]