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Old 01-05-09, 12:29 PM   #7
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Default Re: Compile Error - Nvidia driver installation

Originally Posted by mdoubledragon View Post
I am trying to install 177.82 on my openSuse 11.1.
I dont want to use the yast one-click installation because it doesn't recognize my monitor as widescreen.
Here is the log file:
I get E404 when trying to open your logfile.

Concerning the widescreen recognition: I doubt that compiling the nvidia driver yourself will change much on this issue since it's most likely a matter of configuration. Looking a /var/log/Xorg.0.log is the first choice when the resolution is wrong. Typically, openSUSE still adds Modeline entrys to /etc/X11/xorg.conf by default which limits the number of usable resolutions and only helps if you have an CRT or the EDDI data is wrong.

Further, I guess you must be doing something wrong because I installed the driver 177.82 on openSUSE 11.1 (x86_64) from the NVIDIA*.run file and it does work.

BTW the kernel shipped with openSUSE 11.1 is
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