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Old 05-13-2004, 10:31 AM   #1
Rathien
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Installing new NVIDIA drivers on Mandrake 10.0


I useing Mandrake 10.0 and i wont install drivers for NvidiaFx 5200 so i download

Linux Display Driver - IA32
Version: 1.0-5336
Operating System: Linux IA32
Release Date: January 26, 2004
http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/L...-5336-pkg1.run
and when i use sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-5336-pkg1.run i have this error
(this is from log file)

nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Thu May 13 16:12:17 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
XFree86 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 (ftp://download.nvidia.com)? (Answer: No)
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; this means
that the installer will need to compile a new kernel interface.
ERROR: Unable to find the kernel source tree for the currently running kernel.
Please make sure you have installed the kernel source files for your
kernel; on Red Hat Linux systems, for example, be sure you have the
'kernel-source' rpm installed. If you know the correct kernel source
files are installed, you may specify the kernel source path with the
'--kernel-source-path' commandline option.
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 www.nvidia.com.
 
Old 05-13-2004, 10:36 AM   #2
Caeda
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And quite obvoiusly, just as it specifically tells you. Install, the kernel source.
 
Old 05-13-2004, 01:24 PM   #3
Rathien
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Thanks, that help
 
Old 05-13-2004, 02:08 PM   #4
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go to a commandline
type su
type root password
type urpmi kernel-source
insert appropriate cd.
 
  


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