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Old 11-11-2003, 04:48 PM   #1
plbowler
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Installing Kernel Headers to update nvidia driver


My gFroce 3 is being run as PCI, when I tried to install the nvidia binary driver "nvidia" it told me that I didn't have the Kernel Headers installed. (actually that was in redhat, and I switched to mandrake today, but I noticed in the control center that the kernal was not viewable so I'm assuming hte same problem)

How do I install the Kernel Headers?

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Old 11-12-2003, 07:45 AM   #2
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I have the same problem (Mandrake download edition 9.2). I'm don't locate the file "kernel-source" on 3 cd rom... or have a different name or it isn't...
 
Old 11-12-2003, 08:35 AM   #3
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They didn't put the kernel sources on the CDs this time. You have to download them and install them.

Go into a term and type in

Code:
uname -r
that will tell what the exact version of your kernel is. If it is 2.4.22-10mdk then go here and download the kernel. This is a rpm. Just download and click on the file. I usually just save it to the Desktop.

ftp://mdk.linux.org.tw/pub/mandrake/...Mandrake/RPMS/

and select the name

kernel-source-2.4.22-10mdk.i586.rpm

The one you got earlier is not likely the correct one. It is about a third of the way down.

Hope that helps.



 
Old 11-12-2003, 11:45 AM   #4
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ok, tanks a lot!!!!
 
Old 11-13-2003, 03:55 AM   #5
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I'm install kernel source and depandancies but x don't start. I'm reinstall nvidia driver but nothing...
 
Old 09-14-2006, 11:10 AM   #6
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You might be interested in reading this
HOWTO install NVIDIA drivers on FC3
 
  


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