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Old 10-09-2006, 06:49 AM   #1
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3D Labs Driver installation probs in Redhat Linux 9


Machine : HPXW6000
OS : RedHat Linux9 (2.4 Kernel)
CPU: Xeon
Graphics card : 3D Labs wildcat47210

Im not able to install the 3D labs graphics driver in HP XW6000 workstation.

I have downloaded it from 3D Labs website.

When i run the script install.s it ll run n gives error ie,.

"Problem with the compile occured: Make sure you have the GCC compiler, Xwindows Devlopment, and Kernel development packages installed on your system"

Whereas, I have installed all packages for GCC, Xwindows & Kernel development.

Is there any seperate compiler for GCC?

As im new to Linux can anyone please provide the step by step solution.


Nagesh Prabhu
Old 10-10-2006, 07:22 PM   #2
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Probably because all the new driver software is being written for the 2.6 kernel.

Red Hat 9 is more comparable to windows 95 than to windows xp, to use the newest software you will need a newer copy of the distro, which happens to be Fedora Core 5 for the newest.


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