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Old 12-20-2004, 09:53 AM   #1
porrblomman
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Can't install nvidia drivers..


I can't get my nvidia drivers to work...

the installation bails out when its trying to compile the new kernel..

here is my log..

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
no backup : false
kernel module only : false
sanity : false
add this kernel : false
no runlevel check : false
no network : false
no ABI note : false
no RPMs : false
force tls : (not specified)
force compat32 tls : (not specified)
X install prefix : /usr/X11R6
OpenGL install prefix : /usr
compat32 install prefix : (not specified)
installer install prefix: /usr
utility install prefix : /usr
kernel name : (not specified)
kernel include path : (not specified)
kernel source path : (not specified)
kernel output path : (not specified)
kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /root/tmp
ftp mirror : _f_t_p_:_/_/_download.nvidia.com
RPM file list : (not specified)

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 (f_t_p_:_//download.nvidia.com)? (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: '/usr/src/linux'
-> Performing CC test 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 nv.o nv-vm.o os-agp.o os-interface.o os-registry.o nv-linux.o nv_comp
iler.h *.d NVdriver nvidia.o
-> Building kernel module:
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make module SYSSRC=/usr/src/linux SYSOUT=/usr/s
rc/linux'...
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! ***

echo \#define NV_COMPILER \"`cc -v 2>&1 | tail -n 1`\" > nv_compiler.h
cc -c -Wall -Wimplicit -Wreturn-type -Wswitch -Wformat -Wchar-subscripts -Wp
arentheses -Wpointer-arith -Wno-multichar -Werror -O -fno-common -UDEBUG -
U_DEBUG -DNDEBUG -MD -D__KERNEL__ -DMODULE -D_LOOSE_KERNEL_NAMES -DNTRM -D_G
NU_SOURCE -D_LOOSE_KERNEL_NAMES -D__KERNEL__ -DMODULE -DNV_MAJOR_VERSION=1
-DNV_MINOR_VERSION=0 -DNV_PATCHLEVEL=6629 -DNV_UNIX -DNV_LINUX -DNV_INT
64_OK -DNVCPU_X86 -I. -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wno-cast-qual -Wno-e
rror nv.c
In file included from /usr/src/linux/include/linux/sched.h:24,
from /usr/src/linux/include/linux/mm.h:4,
from /usr/src/linux/include/linux/slab.h:14,
from nv-linux.h:61,
from nv.c:14:
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/smp.h:29: error: conflicting types for 'smp_sen
d_reschedule'
/usr/src/linux/include/asm/smp.h:41: error: previous declaration of 'smp_sen
d_reschedule' was here
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/smp.h:29: error: conflicting types for 'smp_sen
d_reschedule'
/usr/src/linux/include/asm/smp.h:41: error: previous declaration of 'smp_sen
d_reschedule' was here
In file included from nv.c:14:
nv-linux.h:626:2: warning: #warning "conftest.sh failed, assuming remap_page
_range(4)!"
make[1]: *** [nv.o] Fel 1
make: *** [module] Fel 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 w_w_w_._nvidia.com.



I'am completly newbiue with linux so i don't have a clue...

Running Mandrake 10.1 nad my gfx card is a Geforce4 Ti4200 128 MB

//PorrBlomman
 
Old 12-20-2004, 12:59 PM   #2
Veteq
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I had the same problem, go back to nvidias webpage and download an older version of the driver....for some reason the latest version doesn't work with my card but the version before does......
 
  


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