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I am trying to install nforce drivers. But I can not download kernel headers via apt get. My kernel is 2.6.8-1
apt-get install kernel-headers-2.6.8-1-386 returns not found error.
I also edited sources.list, and tried with other mirrors.
I already used those tutorials. My system was quite fresh sarge netinstall. But I could not found headers for stock kernel I've used. So I have upgraded kernel 2.6.8.-2.-686(it was 188.8.131.52-386). Downloaded headers and used many ways that are desribed on those tutorials. Al last I've builded and installed drivers. My box has nforce 1 chipset, I don't know if there is a problem with this chipset becouse when I use the drivers intalled I get just a blank screen and systems stops responding.
Yes I did, first I ve used Nvidia installer to build and install drivers, and later uninstalled them and used Debian way as described in tutorials, but results are same... When I edit the F86Config-4 and startx system stops responding with blank screen, also nothing is written on logs...
Before I start I have NO IDEA how to fix this, as I am after the answer as well.
But...... The question is about how and where to find KERNEL-HEADERS-2.6.8-1-386 .. It is TOTALLY irrelavent what they are being used for. In this case it is nVIdia driver install, in my case it is ndiswrapper install.
This is not a problem with nVidia installers or installing or for ndiswrapper, or ALSA, it is a problem of the install scripts are asking for somthing (KERNEL-HEADERS-2.6.8-1-386) which DO NOT EXIST.
Trying to APT KERNEL-HEADERS-2.6.8-1-386 gives - nothing found- a manual search reveals KERNEL-HEADERS-2.6.8-2-386. While these with some wizardry may actually be the right ones, how can they be turned into something that install programs that require kernel-headers will recognise?
Anone who can sort this out will have my undying thanks.
And please......... don't post about procedures for nVidia or ndiwswrapper or whatever. They are not the problem, missing KERNEL-HEADERS-2.6.8-1-386 are.
And if I am a total numpty and they are available, then don't keep it secret, tell me where, exactly!!
Sorry for taking subject to nvidia drivers. But I could not find them, and asked some other forums, and newsgroups, nope... It seems like they are erased from official depots. So I had to upgrade kernel. It was a pretty smooth operation...
I had to go to unstable and upgrade to 2.6.8-10 and then get the headers that way. Not saying this will solve your problem. it seems this was fine until yesterday, as I was able to install the nvidia drivers, but then when I went to re-install them today, I had to upgrade my kernel through unstable.