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Old 03-19-2004, 08:57 PM   #1
NanoGamer
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Unhappy Help with Graphics Card Drivers


Background info:
--Fedora Core 1
-- nVidia GeForce Ti 4600

I downloaded the linux drivers for my nvidia card, but when I tried to run the install I get a linker error because I don't have binutils installed. Now my real issues is I cannot for the life of me figure out how to install binutils correctly. Help!!!


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Old 03-19-2004, 10:39 PM   #2
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you can find it at http://rpmfind.net/
 
Old 03-20-2004, 12:24 PM   #3
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Thanks Heema, I got binutils installed...but now I am at problem #2, when I try to install the nvidia drivers now I get this error:

- ERROR: You appear to be running an X server; please exit X before
installing. For further details, please see the section INSTALLING
THE NVIDIA DRIVER in the README available on the Linux driver
download page at www.nvidia.com.


I went to nvidia.com and looked at the README all it says is:

Q: When I try to install the driver, the installer claims that X is
running, even though I have exited X. What is wrong?

A: The installer detects the presence of an X server by checking for
X's lock files: /tmp/.X[n]-lock, where [n] is the number of the X
Display (the installer checks for X Displays 0-7). If you have exited
X, but one of these files have been left behind, then you will need
to manually delete the lock file. DO NOT remove this file is X is
still running.

How do I exit X? I can't for the life of me figure it out.
Thanks
NanoGamer
 
Old 03-20-2004, 12:39 PM   #4
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u should check out this thread then :

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ticle&artid=30
 
  


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