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Old 07-10-2004, 03:12 AM   #1
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nvidia help


upgraded my kernel to 2.6.7 so i had to redo the nvdia but it wont work ...I was using 2.6.6 and nvidia 5336 and had no problems...I removed old kernel and nv5336..upgraded kernel and tried to update driver..no good
nvidia installer log follows...no need for xf86log cause its working with nv and I know it has to be changed IF I can get the driver to install...............

nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Sat Jul 10 03:09:24 2004

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 source path : (not specified)
kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /tmp
ftp site : ftp://download.nvidia.com

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> License accepted.
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; would you li
ke the installer to attempt to download a kernel interface for your kernel f
rom the NVIDIA ftp site (ftp://download.nvidia.com)? (Answer: Yes)
-> 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
your kernel.
-> Kernel source path: '/lib/modules/2.6.7-1-686/build'
-> Performing cc_version_check with CC="cc".
-> Cleaning kernel module build directory.
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make clean'...
rm -f -f nv.o os-agp.o os-interface.o os-registry.o nv.o os-agp.o os-interfa
ce.o os-registry.o nvidia.mod.o
rm -f -f build-in.o nv-linux.o *.d .*.{cmd,flags}
rm -f -f nvidia.{o,ko,mod.{o,c}} nv_compiler.h *~
-> Building kernel module:
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make module SYSSRC=/lib/modules/2.6.7-1-686/bui
ld'...
/usr/src/kernel-headers-2.6.7-1-686/scripts/gcc-version.sh: /usr/src/kernel-
headers-2.6.7-1-686/scripts/gcc-version.sh: No such file or directory
make[3]: scripts/Makefile.build: No such file or directory
make[3]: *** No rule to make target `scripts/Makefile.build'. Stop.
make[2]: *** [_module_/tmp/selfgz3533/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-5336-pkg1/usr/src
/nv] Error 2
nvidia.ko failed to build!
make[1]: *** [module] Error 1
make: *** [module] Error 2
-> Error.
ERROR: Unable to build the NVIDIA 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 www.nvidia.com.
 
Old 07-10-2004, 03:36 AM   #2
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there's a newer build of NVIDIA drivers available
build 6106

I've not tried them with 2.6.7 but they might do the trick.
 
  


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