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Old 07-20-2004, 03:58 AM   #1
carlosinfl
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nVidia driver install error


I just installed my Fedora Core 2 Linux OS and was running nVidias latest driver.

I get a error:

Unable to find system utilty 'ld'; please make sure you have the package 'binutils' installed. If you don't have binutils installed, check that ' ld ' is in your path.

Can someone help me with this error?

I am not sure how to check for binutils and how to add it if I dont have it.

Thanks
 
Old 07-20-2004, 04:18 AM   #2
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either plug your linux install disc(s) in and search on them, or search from the net (like rpm.pbone.net or rpmfind.net) for the package binutils, or a package containing ld. probably this is your problem, since if you had it installed, you probably shouldn't get that error. I'd say it's the easiest to try and find the package on your install discs, but if you're running a high-speed internet connection and it's not a problem to grab the package from the net, go for it after you've downloaded the rpm, then do something like

rpm -Uvh binutils-package-name.rpm

where binutils-package-name.rpm is the name of the package you downloaded..if -Uvh doesn't work (you get error or something), read

man rpm

for instructions. sorry for this, but I don't use rpm so I can't remember it that well...
 
  


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