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Old 05-12-2003, 12:18 AM   #1
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binutils HELP not even Nvidia will help me...


ok...

I am using redhat 7.3 just installed it and I am having problems

I own a Geforce4 TI4400

I am using the generic driver

I downloaded the current driver

NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4363.run-not even sure this is the right one for redhat linux 7.3 if it isnt let me know

Now I logged out of X window and I was in root the file is also in the root directory

and I type

sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4363.run

heh but guess what there was an error

ERROR
----------------------------------------
Unable to find the system ld
please make sure you have the package binutils installed.

If you do have binutils installed, the please check that ld is in your path

I get this from the Nvidia driver disply that comes up when you type

sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4363.run(am I missing somthing in the path containing ld?)

now

I tried to install binutils
got it extracted an everything the I cd,ed into then binutils directory and tried to run the install

and I get that CC isnt configured properly.........so it wont go either...........please help me im stuck in 640x480 and have had nothing but trouble with linux since I installed it

and dont just say download and install redhat linx 9.0 I dont think im ready for a step quite that big yet...
 
Old 05-12-2003, 12:32 AM   #2
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you might have to install gcc, mate ...
without that you can't compile anything


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Old 05-12-2003, 12:25 PM   #3
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I fixed it I had to install a different file version of binutils

the .rpm file the.tar.gz filew asnt working mabey it was corrupt or somthing?
 
Old 05-12-2003, 07:39 PM   #4
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Which kernel version comes with RH 7.3?

I believe I read that the Nvidia drivers will only work with a 2.4 series kernel.
 
Old 05-13-2003, 01:24 AM   #5
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well it worked so I guess its 2.4...
 
  


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