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Old 03-28-05, 11:06 AM   #2
chunkey
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Default Re: NFORCE x86-1.0-0301 and kernel 2.6.11.2 issues.

Quote:
Originally Posted by atari05
ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvnet.ko'. This is most likely
because the kernel module was built using the wrong kernel source files.
Please make sure you have installed the kernel source files for your
kernel; on Red Hat Linux systems, for example, be sure you have the
'kernel-source' rpm installed. If you know the correct kernel source
files are installed, you may specify the kernel source path with the
'--kernel-source-path' commandline option.
-> Kernel module load error: FATAL: Error inserting nvnet
(/lib/modules/2.6.11.2/kernel/drivers/net/nvnet.ko): Invalid module format
Please try it again... and then attach "dmesg" output here, so we see what's going wrong

Quote:
Originally Posted by atari05
On a side note, I usually just use the forcedeth driver inside 2.4 ( as I use slackware ). Yet I couldn't pin point the option that would make a forcedeth module for 2.6. So even that information would help.
run menuconfig or xconfig (or whatever you use to configure your kernel)

and choose:
"Device Drivers"->"Networking Support"->"Ethernet (10 or 100Mbit)"->"Reverse Engineered nForce Ethernet Support"
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