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* Messages for package x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers:

* You must be in the video group to use the NVIDIA device
* For more info, read the docs at
* https://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml#doc_chap3_sect6
* This ebuild installs a kernel module and X driver. Both must
* match explicitly in their version. This means, if you restart
* X, you must modprobe -r nvidia before starting it back up
* To use the NVIDIA GLX, run "eselect opengl set nvidia"
* To use the NVIDIA CUDA/OpenCL, run "eselect opencl set nvidia"
* NVIDIA has requested that any bug reports submitted have the
* output of nvidia-bug-report.sh included.
* (Note: Above message is only printed the first time package is
* installed. Please look at /usr/share/doc/nvidia-drivers-375.26/README.gentoo*
* for future reference)


The uvm USE flag is necessary to use nvenc: