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Old 02-22-2004, 05:30 PM   #1
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Updating Kernel Modules... how?


I was installing DRI and when it got to the DRM portion of it it told me I had to update my kernal modules...

I dunno how to do that... or even where I would get the updated modules...

btw I only install'd linux last night :E
 
Old 02-22-2004, 05:44 PM   #2
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just run depmod -ae and you should be all right.
 
Old 02-22-2004, 06:21 PM   #3
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is there any special place I have to use that command

becuase I opened the konsul and tried it then it told me command not found

then I man'd it and it gave me a discription of it
 
Old 02-22-2004, 06:22 PM   #4
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you have to run it as root
 
Old 02-22-2004, 06:28 PM   #5
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done and it still gives me the error do I have to reset after I use the depmod command?


the error I get

The script will now compile the DRM kernel modules for your machine.

Press ENTER to continue or CTRL-C to exit.


Compiling...
ERROR: Kernel modules did not compile

The DRI drivers can not be installed without the latest kernel modules.
Installation will be aborted. See the dri.log file for information on
what went wrong.


and in the dri.log

./install.sh: line 543: make: command not found
 
Old 02-22-2004, 08:03 PM   #6
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make: command not found
means that you do not have the development packages installed. BTW what distro are u using? install the development packages and try again.
 
Old 02-22-2004, 08:12 PM   #7
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SuSE 9.0

ummm which development packages?

Last edited by Mytherall; 02-22-2004 at 09:13 PM.
 
Old 02-22-2004, 09:42 PM   #8
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got the packages

although I have a new error now...

Makefile.linux:140: *** Cannot find a kernel config file. Stop.

I know there is a command to locate the files... lc :?

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Old 02-23-2004, 04:13 PM   #9
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you have to install the kernel source.
 
  


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