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Old 10-20-2005, 07:29 PM   #1
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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 ./ -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, 08:53 PM   #2
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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, 03:22 PM   #3
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Did you execute the command in a terminal window in X or on a text console?


Old 12-02-2005, 08:39 PM   #4
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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

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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