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Old 10-13-2003, 08:01 PM   #1
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Unhappy Riva TNT drivers for RH9 problem installer

I'm problem with install nvidia driver for Riva TNT 16mb .When starting
my pc printing this:

Tnvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Tue Oct 14 03:24:50 2003

option status:
license pre-accepted : false
update : false
force update : false
expert : false
uninstall : false
driver info : false
no precompiled interface: false
no ncurses color : false
query latest driver ver : false
OpenGL header files : false
no questions : false
silent : false
XFree86 install prefix : /usr/X11R6
OpenGL install prefix : /usr
Installer install prefix: /usr
kernel include path : (not specified)
kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /tmp
ftp site :

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> License accepted.
-> A precompiled kernel interface for kernel 'Red Hat Linux 9 updated to kernel
2.4.20-8 i686' has been found.
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; /usr/bin/ld -r -o nvidia.o precompiled-nv-linux
.o nv-kernel.o'...
ldd: unrecognized option `-o'
Try `ldd --help' for more information.
ERROR: Unable to link kernel module.
ERROR: 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 available on the Linux
driver download page at

help please

Last edited by klolna; 10-13-2003 at 09:54 PM.
Old 10-13-2003, 11:53 PM   #2
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I am no means an expert but can you post your nvidia-installer.log?

Also, have you modified your kernel at all since your initial install?



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