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Just finished installing Mdk 9.1. So far it seems to be fine. I will not comment it yet. But 1st thoughts are positive...
One litle problem: I have a video card Nvidia GeForce 2 MX400 with 64 mb of sdram. I put the NVchooser.sh to the test, and it said that I need the tar.gz. Good. Downloaded them, unpacked, but when I try to do make install for the kernel, I get this:
nv-linux.h:43:4: #error This driver does not support 2.6.x or newer kernels!
This is the most interesting error, 'cause there are a lot of them.
Anyone knows any workaround this problem?
Or we should bombard Nvidia with emails to update their drivers?
Are you sure you need to upgrade the drivers atm, coz I have 9.0 with a GF3 Ti200 128Mb and Mandrake automatically set up some 'generic' GF3 driver, they're just not the latest nVidia ones that's all. Has 9.1 done something similar for you already?
Yeah, I had this problem earlier today and I also fixed it. Ok, first, make sure you have your kernel source installed. If you are unsure go into the Mandrake Control Center (not KDE Control Center) and go to install Software. From here type in Kernel in the search box. If kernel-source.xx.x.xx (something similar) shows up in the results just install that. Ok, next step.
Go download the GLX source RPM and the Kernel source RPM.
cd to directory you have them.
type: rpmbuild --rebuild NVIDIA*
type: cd /usr/src/RPM/RPMS/i586
and type: rpm -ivh NVIDIA*
next, edit your xf86Config-4 file and you should be good to go.
test to make sure it works after you restart X by typing: glxgears
Have phun with 3-d!
Hey, my laptop & dual processor home machine both have GeForce2 cards -- I used to have to use the tar file to get GLX & nVidia kernel installed properly... until now! I setup the repository from Texstar at pclinuxonline -- There are RPMS for both that worked on the first try for me! After install, exited KDE & restarted.. My test: Run Tuxracer -- came up full screen and full speed!