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Old 04-30-2004, 05:55 AM   #1
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should i downgrade my kernel? help please


i have problems with installing my nvidia drivers, should i downgrade my kernel which is 2.4.20-8 because the kernel nvidia is looking for is 2.4.18
 
Old 04-30-2004, 07:02 AM   #2
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sounds like you dont have your kernel source installed.

if the nvidia.run file does not have a precompiled driver for you, if compiles one on the fly.
you need your kernel source and gcc installed.

anyway.... if you are having problems with hardware support, you should UPGRADE !
not downgrade... there are very few reasons to downgrade.
 
Old 04-30-2004, 07:27 AM   #3
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just get the new kernel sources or the existing will also do

check if anyone supports ur driver
and upgrade...
it will surely work
 
Old 04-30-2004, 09:07 PM   #4
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i can't install the kernel sources using tar.gz but i have the error tried to work out with the IGNORE_CC_MISMATCH. btw how can i get that kernel?
 
  


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