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Old 05-22-04, 04:10 PM   #1
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Default nvidia 5536 driver on kernel 2.6.6, not working. please help me

i really need help. i just instaled kernel 2.6.6. then i tryed 2 install the nvidia driver, dosent work. then i updated X and tryed again, no work.
EDIT: i am using slackware

here is a copy of /var/log/nvidia-insatller.log

nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Sun May 30 14:53:05 2004

option status:
license pre-accepted : false
update : false
force update : false
expert : false
uninstall : false
driver info : false
no precompiled interface: false
no ncurses color : false
query latest driver ver : false
OpenGL header files : false
no questions : false
silent : false
XFree86 install prefix : /usr/X11R6
OpenGL install prefix : /usr
Installer install prefix: /usr
kernel source path : /usr/src/linux
kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /tmp
ftp site :

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> License accepted.
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; would you li
ke the installer to attempt to download a kernel interface for your kernel f
rom 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.
-> Using the kernel source path '/usr/src/linux' as specified by the
'--kernel-source-path' commandline option.
-> Kernel source path: '/usr/src/linux'
-> Performing cc_version_check with CC="cc".
ERROR: Unable to determine the NVIDIA kernel module filename.
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

Last edited by paulmer2003; 05-22-04 at 04:24 PM.
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