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Old 07-28-2003, 06:24 PM   #1
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can't find

I've downloaded the kmess-1.2.1mdk rpm but when i try to install it, it complains that it can't find the file.

As far as i'm concerned, this file comes into the nvidia drivers package that is installed and is working very well in my computer.

any suggestions?

mdk9.1 | nvidia geforce 2
Old 07-28-2003, 06:26 PM   #2
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it could be trying to link against the Mesa-Drivers. What does

find /usr -name


Old 07-28-2003, 06:35 PM   #3
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run "glxgears". Does it work?

If not, then you need to add "load glx" to your XFree86Config file.

Consult the Nvidia readme for all the details on configuring your XFree86Config file.
Old 07-30-2003, 11:12 AM   #4
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find /usr -name returns the following:


And i've already setup my xf86config file according to nvidia readme file.

I've downloaded a strange, installed it, and now things are working fine. Thanks for the help anyway.
Old 08-10-2003, 08:53 PM   #5
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so can u paste here the link from where did u get 1..1.mdk version and the link to the rpm file containg the plz
Old 08-11-2003, 02:27 PM   #6
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I just force the KMess package, seems to work fine without-not good practice though.

Last edited by Proud; 08-11-2003 at 02:28 PM.
Old 08-11-2003, 05:00 PM   #7
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if you search in this web you can find a link to a rpm package that it solved me the same problem

the link is this one:
Old 09-04-2003, 04:18 AM   #8
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Angry X killed by libGLcore

I installed the above rpm on Suse 8.2 to solve a dependence for Kcmpureftpd and.... surprise!!
After reboot, when starting the X server by startx, it gives me an error (kdeinit could not start because file is too short).

I tried to remove the rpm (-e)but it says that it is not installed, i tried to reinstall it (-ivh or -Uvh) but it says it is installed.

I think the problem is that the package is too short... and cause some trouble on the rpm management system.

In the end i had to reinstall the system and today i'm going to try

rpm --nodeps -ivh kcmpureftpd.rpm

if it works, and i think it will, because the gears are working on my system, will be fine.

Otherwise, i will edit the /etc/pure-ftpd.conf (and a little voice says that maybe this is the best solution)
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When removing an rpm, you use the package name, not the filename with the .rpm ending. Man rpm


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