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Old 05-04-2011, 02:05 PM   #1
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NVIDIA-Linux-x86-270.41.06 Install ?


I've been trying to install the latest NVIDIA driver for my 7800GS card. dl the driver from NVIDIA. ctrl+alt+F1. stop gdm3, after I hit agree I get an error.

The CC version check failed: The compiler used to compile the kernel (gcc4.3) dows not match the current compiler (gcc4.4). The Linux 2.6 kernel module loader rejects kernel module built with a..........

I check and I have both 4.3&4.4 I believe.

Thanks in advance...
 
Old 05-04-2011, 02:11 PM   #2
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Sometimes you can tell the installer to ignore the difference in gcc,and it will compile anyway.
If you find you need to specify which version of gcc you use,see the link in my sig below.
 
Old 05-04-2011, 07:24 PM   #3
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Thanks got it installed with option 2.
 
Old 05-05-2011, 08:26 AM   #4
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Glad to hear the how-to worked.
 
  


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