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Old 07-25-2003, 10:29 PM   #1
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Vid Card Driver Help


I went to install the Nvidia IA32 driver but it keeps giving me these three error messages no matter what I do + I cant get to the site to find a precompiled kernel interface

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No matching precompiled kernel interface was found on the NVIDIA ftp site; this means that the installer will need to compile a kernel interface for you kernel.


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Error: Unable to find the kernel header files for the currently running kernel. Please make sure you have installed the kernel header files for your kernel; on Red Hat Linux, for example, be sure you have the 'kernel-source' rpm installed. If you know the correct kernel header files are installed, you may specify the kernel include path with the '--kernel-include-path' commandline option.


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Erroe: Installation has failed. Please see the file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' for details. You may find suggestions on fixing installation problems in the README availible on the Linux driver download page at eee.nvidia.com.


What do I do?
 
Old 07-25-2003, 11:22 PM   #2
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well i mean the answers are in the error messages, and i can't do anything else but to say the same thing...you have to get your kernel source installed, and if it already is installed, you have to use that flag that it tells you to use to point to your kernel source, and it tells you to look in your log file and it tells you where its at, so if you look in there maybe theres another error you can act upon.
 
Old 07-26-2003, 01:20 AM   #3
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Yeah but I cant get into the log file+ I've installed a kernel source RPM for my kernel
 
Old 07-26-2003, 01:30 AM   #4
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what type of system is rh 9? i____ what?
 
Old 07-26-2003, 01:42 AM   #5
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Ok well can U tell me how to install or point to the kernel source? cuz ive installed kernel-source-2.4.20-18.9.i386.rpm but that didnt work.
 
Old 07-26-2003, 10:24 PM   #6
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IF anyone is lookin at this will someone tell me what --Kernel-include-path means? and how come when Im installing it it cant connect to ftp://download.nvidia.com?
 
  


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