|01-13-04, 06:25 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2004
Nvidia driver asks for Binutils
When installing the "NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-5328-pkg1.run" driver from nvidia's home page i use the CTRL+ALT+F1 to get out if my KDE desktop.. and then proseed to login to my root account.
i then type /1.run (because i shortend the file name)
and it comes up asking if i have binutils installed. so i read the ReadMe file which sayz to go in to the directory where your saveddriver is so i type CD /. which then give me the directory.. in the read me file it aslo sayz type "SH" so i then type "sh 1.run"
which it again asks about my binutils and something to with lb
I have no clue what its talking about
this is my first time using linux. i have Mandrake 9.2 and im litarly installing my first nvidia driver in linux..
Please can some one give me a step by step Guide to do this.. i don't know kernals etc.. or what most of the addressies mean
I guess MS has corrupted my brain for its simplisty.. i think a duble click EXE like the detonators would more simple. but as usal in the pc world nothing is
Thanks for you help
|01-19-04, 07:46 AM||#2|
GeForce FX5600 (1.0-5336)
Join Date: Sep 2003
sounds like you need to install gcc
sounds like you need to install gcc the compiler, but I have not heard of this before, maybe everyone does install the GCC compiler.
|01-19-04, 08:22 AM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2002
It asks for the binutils since it needs (at the very least) ld to link the binary kernel module component and the appropriate prebuilt kernel interface file; it requires additional development tools such as gcc and properly configured kernel sources if it can't find a precompiled kernel interface file matching the running kernel. This is documented in the README.
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