Thread: MSI NX 6800 GT
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Old 05-09-07, 12:38 PM   #1
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Post MSI NX 6800 GT

Please, i beg, no-one reply with RTFM. I have and i know it backwards and have yet to find the solution.

NVidia install for 6800GT on Fedora Core 6
**Intention** to play world of warcraft and secondlife.
PS. I love WINE - wow installed running at 3 fps "without gfx running at anything like a decent speed."

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creation time: Wed May 9 07:17:37 2007

option status:
license pre-accepted : false
update : false
force update : false
expert : false
uninstall : false
driver info : false
precompiled interfaces : true
no ncurses color : false
query latest version : false
OpenGL header files : true
no questions : false
silent : false
no recursion : false
no backup : false
kernel module only : false
sanity : false
add this kernel : false
no runlevel check : false
no network : false
no ABI note : false
no RPMs : false
no kernel module : false
force SELinux : default
no X server check : false
force tls : (not specified)
X install prefix : (not specified)
X library install path : (not specified)
X module install path : (not specified)
OpenGL install prefix : (not specified)
OpenGL install libdir : (not specified)
utility install prefix : (not specified)
utility install libdir : (not specified)
doc install prefix : (not specified)
kernel name : (not specified)
kernel include path : (not specified)
kernel source path : (not specified)
kernel output path : (not specified)
kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /tmp
ftp mirror :
RPM file list : (not specified)

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> Tagging shared libraries with chcon -t textrel_shlib_t.
-> License accepted.
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; would
you like the installer to attempt to download a kernel interface for
your kernel from the NVIDIA ftp site (
(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.
-> Performing CC sanity check with CC="cc".
-> Performing CC version check with CC="cc".

ERROR: Unable to find the kernel source tree for the currently running
kernel. Please make sure you have installed the kernel source files for
your kernel and that they are properly configured; on Red Hat Linux
systems, for example, be sure you have the 'kernel-source' or
'kernel-devel' RPM installed. If you know the correct kernel source
files are installed, you may specify the kernel source path with the
'--kernel-source-path' command line 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
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now i've installed kernel-devel kernel-source gcc cpp glibc.
it still doesnt work

to install I log off. ctrl alt F1 and run /sbin/init 3 to kill all x and GUIs.

can someone please send me a miricle command to get this fixed. I'm so flipping close to winning it's unreal!

Never managed this with redhat 9 either. i quit at this point and reverted to MS....I really wanna stay in a Tux ;-)

Help, i beg ya!!!
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