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Old 04-08-08, 06:37 PM   #7
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Default Re: Errors Installing BFG 6200 OC on a Fedora 8 i686 32bit machine. Please Help!

New Error Info:

I went to BFG tech's website for support and they linked me to nvidia's website support page for drivers for x86 linux.

They instructed to download
then to
( my path was different so i added the correct path)

After following their instructions i got this output:

nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Tue Apr  8 18:30:37 2008

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.
WARNING: You do not appear to have an NVIDIA GPU supported by the 169.12 NVIDIA
         Linux graphics driver installed in this system.  For further details,
         please see the appendix SUPPORTED NVIDIA GRAPHICS CHIPS in the README
         available on the Linux driver download page at
-> The file '/tmp/.X0-lock' exists and appears to contain the process ID
   '14432' of a runnning X server.
ERROR: You appear to be running an X server; please exit X before installing. 
       For further details, please see the section INSTALLING THE NVIDIA DRIVER
       in the README available on the Linux driver download page at
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
My questions:

1. How do i update My NVIDIA GPU so that i may install my driver?
2. How do I exit X server?

A link to the nvidia page where I got this information:
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