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Old 11-26-03, 05:13 PM   #3
sirius
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Don't worry, I have the same problem, am working on a solution and once I have it working, will tell you.

Basically you ignored a warning message when seleting the updates, that users using the pre-compiled binary version for the SuSE 9.0 version (using by default the kernel 2.4.21-99-athlon i.e. revision 99) will have to recompile the nvnet and nvaudio driver after the upgrade to the fixed -144 revision of the 2.4.21 kernel.

What's to do now is:

a) get the kernel sources and the nvidia driver as tarball (*.tar)
b) transfer them, i.e. via usb stick or CD as they are large
c) install the sources and upack the tarball
d) recompile the kernel-modules as described on the nvidia pages
e) try using the module with modprobe nvnet

reboot. done. good luck

related links:
http://portal.suse.com/sdb/en/2002/01/ftpkernel.html
- Updating your Kernel with RPM Packages
http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/n..._1.0-0261.html
- nForce Linux Driver Release Notes
http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_nforce_1.0-0261.html
- Linux nForce Driver
http://www.suse.de/de/private/download/ftp/inland.html
- SuSE Mirrors
need kernel-source-2.4.21-144.src.rpm + the one for athlon
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