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Old 10-20-2005, 08:29 PM   #1
mechanical-nucleus
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SuSE 10 & NVidia Graphics Drivers


OK, so this may seem like a really stupidly easy thing to install but I've managed get to stuck somewhere and its doing my soft little head in...

I have the .run installer from the NVidia website and I'm running it in runlevel 3 so that X isnt running with the command:

sh ./Nvidia-driver-filename.run -q (This is the command that the NVidia site gives me for the installation on SuSE distros)

The installer then starts up and complains that it find/run/compile (i cant remember) a file named nvidia.ko or something and says that it needs the package 'kernel-source' to be installed.

The problem is that 'kernal-source' is already install as I had foreseen the requirement of if and got it from the installation cds. The installer is now asking for me to specify where the kernel source files are so I can lead it straight to them but I don't know where they are.

Anyone fancy telling me?

I need to get my fix of TuxRacer!
 
Old 10-20-2005, 09:53 PM   #2
zilvis
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doesn't suse 10 have yast?
on my 9.3 in check for updates section, i marked fetch nvidia drivers, and it installed automatically...
 
Old 10-27-2005, 04:22 PM   #3
ronald-be
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hello,

Did you execute the command in a terminal window in X or on a text console?

greetings,

Ronald
 
Old 12-02-2005, 09:39 PM   #4
XellosMetallium
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Nvidia Vanta/Vanta LT -=16MB=-

Hi, i really need to install the Aceleration to my SuSE 10 Distro
But the Drivers on the package on the nvidia page drivers download page

http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/L...-7174-pkg1.run

But this version of packages, not support the new kernel
Kernel 2.6.13-15

Someone can explain me, how to i can install this drivers for my distro 10.0 with the new kernel 2.6.13-15

Plz , i really need to active 3D Aceleration for all
Well Bye
 
  


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