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Old 10-22-2004, 06:33 PM   #1
ddtemplar
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Unhappy NVIDIA drivers issue :(


I've installed the Nvidia drivers for my GeForce 4 ti 4200 graphics cards many times before, but know that I use Mandrake 10.1, I've run into some problems. When I run the installer I get the message;

" The rivafb driver conflicts with the NVIDIA driver; the
NVIDIA kernel module will still be built and installed,
but be aware that the NVIDIA driver will not be able to
function properly if the rivafb module is loaded!"

It lets me procede but after 80-85% complete it comes up and says that there was an error compiling the nvidia kernel. I'm sort of a newbie to linux (the gui stuff I can handle, but the consol I don't really understand.

Thanks for hte help ^^. Heres the install error log, since I don't have a clue what caused the install to fail, and it will probaly be more useful to you then me!

nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Fri Oct 22 17:17:27 2004

option status:
license pre-accepted : false
update : false
force update : false
expert : false
uninstall : false
driver info : false
no precompiled interface: false
no ncurses color : false
query latest driver ver : false
OpenGL header files : false
no questions : false
silent : false
X install prefix : /usr/X11R6
OpenGL install prefix : /usr
Installer install prefix: /usr
kernel source path : (not specified)
kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /root/tmp
ftp site : ftp://download.nvidia.com

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> License accepted.
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; would you li
ke the installer to attempt to download a kernel interface for your kernel f
rom the NVIDIA ftp site. ? (Answer: Yes)
-> No matching precompiled kernel interface was found on the NVIDIA ftp site;
this means that the installer will need to compile a kernel interface for
your kernel.
-> Kernel source path: '/lib/modules/2.6.8.1-10mdk/build'
-> Performing cc_version_check with CC="cc".
-> Performing rivafb check.
-> Performing rivafb module check.
WARNING: Your kernel was configured to include rivafb support as
a loadable kernel module.

The rivafb driver conflicts with the NVIDIA driver; the
NVIDIA kernel module will still be built and installed,
but be aware that the NVIDIA driver will not be able to
function properly if the rivafb module is loaded!
-> Cleaning kernel module build directory.
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make clean'...
rm -f -f nv.o os-agp.o os-interface.o os-registry.o nv.o os-agp.o os-interfa
ce.o os-registry.o nvidia.mod.o
rm -f -f build-in.o nv-linux.o *.d .*.{cmd,flags}
rm -f -f nvidia.{o,ko,mod.{o,c}} nv_compiler.h *~
-> Building kernel module:
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make module SYSSRC=/lib/modules/2.6.8.1-10mdk/b
uild SYSOUT=/lib/modules/2.6.8.1-10mdk/build'...
Your kernel was configured to include rivafb support as
a loadable kernel module.

The rivafb driver conflicts with the NVIDIA driver; the
NVIDIA kernel module will still be built and installed,
but be aware that the NVIDIA driver will not be able to
function properly if the rivafb module is loaded!

*** Failed rivafb module sanity check, but continuing! ***


NVIDIA: calling KBUILD...
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.8.1-10mdk/build\
KBUILD_SRC=/usr/src/linux-2.6.8.1-10mdk KBUILD_VERBOSE=1\
KBUILD_CHECK= KBUILD_EXTMOD="/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-
pkg1/usr/src/nv"\
-f /usr/src/linux-2.6.8.1-10mdk/Makefile modules
mkdir -p /root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv/.tmp
_versions
make -f /usr/src/linux-2.6.8.1-10mdk/scripts/Makefile.build obj=/root/tmp/se
lfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv
echo \#define NV_COMPILER \"`cc -v 2>&1 | tail -n 1`\" > /root/tmp/selfgz886
6/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv_compiler.h
cc -Wp,-MD,/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv/
.nv.o.d -nostdinc -iwithprefix include -D__KERNEL__ -Iinclude -Iinclude2 -I/
usr/src/linux-2.6.8.1-10mdk/include -I/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86
-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -fno-stri
ct-aliasing -fno-common -pipe -msoft-float -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -fno
-unit-at-a-time -march=i686 -I/usr/src/linux-2.6.8.1-10mdk/include/asm-i386/
mach-default -Iinclude/asm-i386/mach-default -O2 -Wdeclaration-after-stateme
nt -I/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv -Wall -
Wimplicit -Wreturn-type -Wswitch -Wformat -Wchar-subscripts -Wparentheses -W
pointer-arith -Wno-multichar -Werror -O -fno-common -MD -Wno-cast-qual -Wno-
error -D_LOOSE_KERNEL_NAMES -D__KERNEL__ -DMODULE -DNTRM -D_GNU_SOURCE -D_LO
OSE_KERNEL_NAMES -D__KERNEL__ -DMODULE -DNV_MAJOR_VERSION=1 -DNV_MINOR_VERSI
ON=0 -DNV_PATCHLEVEL=6111 -DNV_UNIX -DNV_LINUX -DNV_INT64_OK -DNVCPU_X86 -UD
EBUG -U_DEBUG -DNDEBUG -DNV_CHANGE_PAGE_ATTR_PRESENT -DNV_CLASS
_SIMPLE_PRESENT -DMODULE -DKBUILD_BASENAME=nv -DKBUILD_MODNAME=nvidia -c -o
/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.o /root/tm
p/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c
/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c: In func
tion `nv_acpi_event':
/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:3697: er
ror: `PM_SAVE_STATE' undeclared (first use in this function)
/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:3697: er
ror: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:3697: er
ror: for each function it appears in.)
make[4]: *** [/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/usr/src/nv
/nv.o] Error 1
make[3]: *** [_module_/root/tmp/selfgz8866/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1/us
r/src/nv] Error 2
make[2]: *** [modules] Error 2
NVIDIA: left KBUILD.
nvidia.ko failed to build!
make[1]: *** [module] Error 1
make: *** [module] Error 2
-> Error.
ERROR: Unable to build the NVIDIA kernel module.
ERROR: Installation has failed. Please see the file
'/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' for details. You may find suggestions
on fixing installation problems in the README available on the Linux
driver download page at .
 
Old 10-22-2004, 06:56 PM   #2
LavaDevil94
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Do an lsmod as root and post the output.
 
Old 10-22-2004, 07:19 PM   #3
ddtemplar
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Module Size Used by
isofs 31352 0
lp 9548 0
parport_pc 30976 1
parport 33896 2 lp,parport_pc
md5 3584 1
ipv6 230916 10
snd-emu10k1 90728 1
snd-rawmidi 19300 1 snd-emu10k1
snd-pcm 81800 1 snd-emu10k1
snd-timer 20356 1 snd-pcm
snd-seq-device 6344 2 snd-emu10k1,snd-rawmidi
snd-ac97-codec 69392 1 snd-emu10k1
snd-page-alloc 7400 2 snd-emu10k1,snd-pcm
snd-util-mem 3232 1 snd-emu10k1
snd-hwdep 6916 1 snd-emu10k1
snd 45988 9 snd-emu10k1,snd-rawmidi,snd-pcm,snd-timer,snd-seq-device,snd-ac97-codec,snd-hwdep
soundcore 7008 1 snd
af_packet 16072 2
usbhid 41088 0
floppy 55088 0
8139too 20928 0
ide-cd 37280 0
cdrom 37724 1 ide-cd
loop 12520 0
nls_iso8859-1 3680 2
ntfs 147964 2
supermount 34804 1
via-agp 7360 1
agpgart 27752 1 via-agp
usbnet 24200 0
mii 4224 2 8139too,usbnet
uhci-hcd 28752 0
usbcore 103172 5 usbhid,usbnet,uhci-hcd
genrtc 7444 0
ext3 121352 1
jbd 49432 1 ext3
 
Old 10-22-2004, 11:17 PM   #4
Bruce Hill
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perhaps this might help

Sorry to butt in, especially since I'm a dedicated Slacker and not at
all fond of Mandrake. However, I've noticed an increasing number
of posters having problems installing stuff in Mandrake. Since I'd
like to help whenever I can, I noticed a lot of folks getting things
fixed by using urpmi to get their software.

Have a look at this thread , especially post #4 where motub starts
her diatribe. And there are a lot of posts in the Mandrake forum where
this and other specific Mandrake issues are addressed. Not to tell you
what to do, but I think you'll get better results by posting Mandrake
specific problems in the Mandrake forum.

The point being - I read your post and could help you quite easily with
this issue in Slackware - just by following the simple instructions from the
Nvidia site. But when I saw your distro was Mandrake, I said, "Uh oh!"
 
Old 10-23-2004, 06:53 AM   #5
bad_andy
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Maybe you should post this problem in the Mandrake section. There's been quite a bit of discussion over there about installing NVIDIA drivers. I think you would get a lot more specialized attention that way.
 
  


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