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Old 10-25-2010, 06:41 PM   #1
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kernel sources


Hi folks, it has been years sinse I have need to complie the kernel or its modules. Here goes.

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 10.10, and needed the kernel source and its modules source. The relivent directories are in a mess. Several diff versions, broken links, the works.

Is there a nice easy way, to remove all of the sources, there, and err "install" the ones for my latest kernel, in the correct places.

Then I might have a chance at getting the two modules I need complied!

Nvidia beeing one for the geforce 4 mx420 nv17 if anyone has any clues on that!
 
Old 10-25-2010, 06:52 PM   #2
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Nvidia drivers...

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Originally Posted by johnh10000 View Post
Hi folks, it has been years sinse I have need to complie the kernel or its modules. Here goes.

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 10.10, and needed the kernel source and its modules source. The relivent directories are in a mess. Several diff versions, broken links, the works.

Is there a nice easy way, to remove all of the sources, there, and err "install" the ones for my latest kernel, in the correct places.

Then I might have a chance at getting the two modules I need complied!

Nvidia beeing one for the geforce 4 mx420 nv17 if anyone has any clues on that!

Why don´t you try to download your driver from NVIDIA web site?

I have a GTS 250 and the driver from NVIDIA´s web site work perfectly without compiling kernel.


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Old 10-25-2010, 07:01 PM   #3
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I agree, download the driver from Nvidia and apply it to a new kernel.

http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

What is the second module you need?
 
Old 10-26-2010, 03:15 AM   #4
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I agree, download the driver from Nvidia and apply it to a new kernel.

http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

What is the second module you need?
Thanks folks. Sorry for delay, had a minor internet disconnection. Fixed now!

I tried getting the driver direct from Nvidia, but it said can't work out what kernel I was using. Will reproduce, and paste here.

The other mod is dazuku-2.3.4 I know b4 I stir up a hornets nest, I don't need an on demand AV scanner, in linux. But I would like to try it.
 
Old 10-31-2010, 04:22 AM   #5
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my woes continue

Ok after reading the nvidia-installer.log it would seem version 96 (in the repos) should work. Which it did in previous versions. So I have put that on.

On startup it pipes with
Quote:
Your graphics card and input settings
Could not be detected correctly,
you will need to configure them yourself.
Looking in the xserver log it tells me to
remove /tmp/.X0-lock
I can't do this as it doesn't exist.

find attached all the log files and my xorg.conf in logs.txt its really a tgz
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File Type: txt logs.txt (220.9 KB, 4 views)

Last edited by johnh10000; 10-31-2010 at 04:40 AM. Reason: updated errors
 
  


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