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salahuddin_66 01-31-04 05:31 AM

nvidia kernel path problem
P-lll (intel)
32 nvidia riva tnt2

i am using redhat 9.0
the driver was working fine adter edit the /etc/X11/XFconf something like that

but when i have upgrade it and it's kernal
it could not start my nvidia driver

and then i uninstalled it by nvidia-installer --uninstall

anfter uninstall i have tryed to install but it says that the log file

nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Sat Jan 31 17:04:17 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 include 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: No)
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; this means
that the installer will need to compile a new kernel interface.
ERROR: Unable to find the kernel header files for the currently running kernel.
Please make sure you have installed the kernel header files for your
kernel; on Red Hat Linux systems, for example, be sure you have the
'kernel-source' rpm installed. If you know the correct kernel header
files are installed, you may specify the kernel include path with the
'--kernel-include-path' commandline option.
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.
plz just tell me ? i have to do
inorder to install it

popel 01-31-04 03:31 PM

check if /usrc/include/linux and /usr/include/asm are there.
if not install kernel-source rpm (as said in the logs) of your kernel.
BTW make sure you have gcc installed: type something like: cc --version
or gcc --version
Sorry got no RedHat here, but I hope it helps.


salahuddin_66 01-31-04 09:39 PM

u r right i am downloading kernel source
after download complete i will mail if any prob
thanx for help me

salahuddin_66 02-01-04 02:04 AM

i have install and now

my nvidia working properly

and i have remove the other kernel
smp and bigmem


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