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Old 01-21-06, 12:16 PM   #3
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Default Re: Install problemss...

Ok am getting their i did a :

mehim@i46station:~$ env CC=gcc-3.3 ./ --kernel-source-path=/usr/src/kernel-headers-
And the module starts compile and i get new errors in log file:

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> License accepted.
-> There appears to already be a driver installed on your system (version: 1.0-
   7676).  As part of installing this driver (version: 1.0-8178), the existing
   driver will be uninstalled.  Are you sure you want to continue? ('no' will a
   bort installation) (Answer: Yes)
-> 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.
-> Performing CC test with CC="gcc-3.3".
-> Using the kernel source path '/usr/src/kernel-headers-' as
   specified by the '--kernel-source-path' commandline option.
-> Kernel source path: '/usr/src/kernel-headers-'
-> Kernel output path: '/usr/src/kernel-headers-'
-> Performing rivafb check.
-> Performing nvidiafb check.
-> Cleaning kernel module build directory.
   executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make clean'...
   rm -f -f nv.o nv-vm.o os-agp.o os-interface.o os-registry.o nv.o nv-vm.o os-
   agp.o os-interface.o os-registry.o nvidia.mod.o
   rm -f -f build-in.o nv-linux.o *.d .*.{cmd,flags}
   rm -f -f nvidia.{o,ko,mod.{o,c}} nv_compiler.h *~
   rm -f -f stprof stprof.o symtab.h
   rm -f -rf .tmp_versions
-> Building kernel module:
   executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make module SYSSRC=/usr/src/kernel-headers-2.6.
   10.09112005.2 SYSOUT=/usr/src/kernel-headers-'...

   NVIDIA: calling KBUILD...
   make CC=gcc-3.3  KBUILD_VERBOSE=1 -C /usr/src/kernel-headers-
   .2 SUBDIRS=/tmp/selfgz10040/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8178-pkg1/usr/src/nv module
   /bin/sh: /usr/src/kernel-headers- N
   o such file or directory
   mkdir -p /tmp/selfgz10040/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8178-pkg1/usr/src/nv/.tmp_ver
   make -f scripts/ obj=/tmp/selfgz10040/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-817
   make[3]: scripts/ No such file or directory
   make[3]: *** No rule to make target `scripts/'.  Stop.
   make[2]: *** [_module_/tmp/selfgz10040/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8178-pkg1/usr/sr
   c/nv] Error 2
   nvidia.ko failed to build!
   make[1]: *** [mdl] Error 1
   make: *** [module] Error 2
-> Error.
ERROR: Unable to build the NVIDIA kernel module.
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
Looks like something is missing in my headers (see previous post for ls output)?
Looks like some files are in kernel-source and some are in kernel-headers? Am going to go bonkers here! LOL

Pls help
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