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EeeK 03-18-04 05:54 AM

Help on installing nForce Driver in RH Linux 9.0
 
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System is a Athlon XP 2500 and kernel is 2.4.20-8 and tried both 1.0-0261 Kernel Tar File and Source RPM from here but got errors.

Attached are the tar and src rpm log files. Pls help, thx....

EeeK 03-18-04 05:55 AM

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SRC RPM log file.

EeeK 03-20-04 09:46 PM

Ok here wat's I've done:

- download
- kernel-2.4.20-30.9.athlon.rpm
- NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0261.rh90up_2.4.20_9.athlon.rpm

- install kernel by "rpm -ivh kernel-2.4.20-30.9.athlon.rpm"
- install nforce by "rpm -i NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0261.rh90up_2.4.20_9.athlon.rpm"
- reboot the system

Can't find my nvnet alias with eth0, what should I do? Pls help!!!

b belcher 03-22-04 06:31 PM

Re: Help on installing nForce Driver in RH Linux 9.0
 
I had no trouble building the src.rpm and installing it for my basic A7N8X mobo running Fedora Core 1 test1 with linux kernel 2.4.22-1.2115.nptl. I installed the src.rpm in my home directory and built it as myself, then installed the resulting .rpm as root. I used the following ~/.rpmmacros file to install it in my home directory...
---cut---
%_topdir /home/myname/rpms
---cut---

I also had the 'kernel-source' package installed before I started. The result
is found in /usr/src/linux-2.4... or you can 'rpm -qa |grep kernel-souce'.

Oh, the rpm should have added the alias to your /etc/modules.conf file. Check that file to make sure it is found then check these files or use
redhat-config-network:
/etc/sysconfig/network (particularly the GATEWAY)
/etc/sysconfig/networking-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 (and eth1?)

Hope this helps.


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