Go Back   nV News Forums > Linux Support Forums > NVIDIA Linux

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-29-08, 04:42 PM   #1
NZedPred
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 13
Default Trouble installing 169 drivers on Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid)

Hi all

I'm using Ubuntu 8.10 with an Asus M3N78 motherboard (Geforce 8200). I'm experiencing many of the same 2D troubles with the 17x and 18x series of drivers that others have posted about on these forums, so I decided to try out the 169 drivers (which are the current ones with Ubuntu 8.04, Feisty, and don't have the problems). The only problem is, that the kernel module will not compile.

I've attached the output from the installer log, the key part of the log is below:

/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv-linux.h: In funct
ion ‚€˜nv_execute_on_all_cpus‚€™:
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv-linux.h:667: erro
r: too many arguments to function ‚€˜on_each_cpu‚€™
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c: In function ‚€
˜nvos_proc_create‚€™:
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:616: error: ‚€˜
proc_root_driver‚€™ undeclared (first use in this function)
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:616: error: (Ea
ch undeclared identifier is reported only once
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:616: error: for
each function it appears in.)
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c: In function ‚€
˜nv_kern_cpu_callback‚€™:
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:1286: error: to
o many arguments to function ‚€˜smp_call_function‚€™
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:1293: error: to
o many arguments to function ‚€˜smp_call_function‚€™
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c: In function ‚€
˜nv_kern_vma_nopage‚€™:
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:1832: error: ‚€
˜NOPAGE_SIGBUS‚€™ undeclared (first use in this function)
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c: At top level:
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:1839: error: un
known field ‚€˜nopage‚€™ specified in initializer
/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c:1839: warning:
initialization from incompatible pointer type
make[3]: *** [/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.o]
Error 1
make[2]: *** [_module_/tmp/selfgz7892/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.12-pkg1/usr/src/n
v] Error 2
NVIDIA: left KBUILD.
nvidia.ko failed to build!
make[1]: *** [module] Error 1
make: *** [module] Error 2
-> Error.
ERROR: Unable to build the NVIDIA kernel module.

Any ideas if this can be resolved?
Attached Files
File Type: log nvidia-installer.log (10.8 KB, 71 views)
__________________
Who ate my framerates????
NZedPred is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
monitor not recognised after installing nvidia drivers Horaciusl NVIDIA Linux 3 08-10-12 10:59 PM
Radeon 9700 not all that? sancheuz Other Desktop Graphics Cards 200 10-12-02 09:31 PM
Installing nForce drivers on Debian 3.0 Doink NVIDIA Linux 4 09-14-02 08:34 PM
Closing Xwindows, RH73, for installing nV drivers redigjohn NVIDIA Linux 1 09-06-02 11:26 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2014, nV News.