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Old 07-20-2005, 08:48 PM   #1
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NVIDIA driver install problem."kernel source "needed


when i install the driver in the command envrioment, it says the kernel source is needed ..but where can i download it .
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Old 07-20-2005, 09:38 PM   #2
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I don't think you'll get any valid answer until you tell us what distro you are using.
the output of
Code:
uname -r
will also help
 
Old 07-20-2005, 11:47 PM   #3
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If you list the distribution that you are using in your profile, you will get quicker and more accurate answers.
 
Old 07-21-2005, 01:42 AM   #4
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i use a red hat enterprise es ,

and
uname -r gives:
2.4.21-9.EL

thank you very much
 
Old 07-21-2005, 02:50 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by ztdep
i use a red hat enterprise es ,

and
uname -r gives:
2.4.21-9.EL

thank you very much
Search your installation Cd's for something like:
kernel-source-2.4.21-9.EL.i386.rpm

You install an RPM with this command:
Code:
rpm -ihv <rpm_file>
You may also try something like:
Code:
yum install kernel-source
to automatically download and install the kernel-source from the net (I'm not sure if this second thing will work, but you may still give it a try)
 
  


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