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Old 04-20-04, 03:48 PM   #1
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Question Slackware curent+2.4.25+big problem with nvidia driver 5336


nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Tue Apr 20 23:40:04 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 : (not specified)
kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /tmp
ftp site : ftp://download.nvidia.com

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 (ftp://download.nvidia.com)? (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.
-> Kernel source path: '/lib/modules/2.4.25/build'
-> Performing cc_version_check with CC="cc".
-> Cleaning kernel module build directory.
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make clean'...
rm -f nv.o os-agp.o os-interface.o os-registry.o nv-linux.o nv_compiler.h *
.d NVdriver nvidia.o
-> Building kernel module:
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make module SYSSRC=/lib/modules/2.4.25/build'..
echo \#define NV_COMPILER \"`cc -v 2>&1 | tail -n 1`\" > nv_compiler.h
cc -c -Wall -Wimplicit -Wreturn-type -Wswitch -Wformat -Wchar-subscripts -Wp
arentheses -Wpointer-arith -Wno-multichar -Werror -O -MD -D__KERNEL__ -DMO
RANGE_4 -I. -I/lib/modules/2.4.25/build/include -Wno-cast-qual -Wno-error n
cc -c -Wall -Wimplicit -Wreturn-type -Wswitch -Wformat -Wchar-subscripts -Wp
arentheses -Wpointer-arith -Wno-multichar -Werror -O -MD -D__KERNEL__ -DMO
RANGE_4 -I. -I/lib/modules/2.4.25/build/include -Wno-cast-qual -Wno-error o
cc -c -Wall -Wimplicit -Wreturn-type -Wswitch -Wformat -Wchar-subscripts -Wp
arentheses -Wpointer-arith -Wno-multichar -Werror -O -MD -D__KERNEL__ -DMO
RANGE_4 -I. -I/lib/modules/2.4.25/build/include -Wno-cast-qual -Wno-error o
os-interface.c:741: warning: `wb_list' defined but not used
cc -c -Wall -Wimplicit -Wreturn-type -Wswitch -Wformat -Wchar-subscripts -Wp
arentheses -Wpointer-arith -Wno-multichar -Werror -O -MD -D__KERNEL__ -DMO
RANGE_4 -I. -I/lib/modules/2.4.25/build/include -Wno-cast-qual -Wno-error o
ld -r -o nv-linux.o nv.o os-agp.o os-interface.o os-registry.o
ld -r -o nvidia.o nv-linux.o nv-kernel.o
-> done.
-> Kernel module compilation complete.
ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.o'. 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: ./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol __get_free_pages_Rsmp_4784e424
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol register_chrdev_Rsmp_6c7daa79
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pci_read_config_byte_Rsmp_3ccefab4
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol remove_proc_entry_Rsmp_25706f33
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol free_irq_Rsmp_f20dabd8
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pci_find_device_Rsmp_c584f4e3
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol strncpy_from_user_Rsmp_24428be5
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol smp_call_function_Rsmp_0014bfd1
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol securebits_Rsmp_abe77484
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol del_timer_Rsmp_fc62f16d
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol mod_timer_Rsmp_1f13d309
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol __tasklet_schedule_Rsmp_ed5c73bf
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol iounmap_Rsmp_5fb196d4
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol _mmx_memcpy_Rsmp_15670e2d
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pci_write_config_byte_Rsmp_364fc2a2
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol unregister_chrdev_Rsmp_c192d491
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol __vmalloc_Rsmp_79995c5b
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pci_read_config_dword_Rsmp_0bf170e2
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol sprintf_Rsmp_1d26aa98
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol schedule_timeout_Rsmp_17d59d01
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol __ioremap_Rsmp_9eac042a
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pci_write_config_word_Rsmp_f23d8795
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol create_proc_entry_Rsmp_58832ce8
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pm_register_Rsmp_027ebe5e
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pci_find_class_Rsmp_643cfa42
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol __wake_up_Rsmp_127fda83
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol kfree_Rsmp_037a0cba
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol printk_Rsmp_1b7d4074
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol inter_module_get_Rsmp_f6a0ce24
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol change_page_attr_Rsmp_48253fe1
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol boot_cpu_data_Rsmp_4a8db2ac
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol remap_page_range_Rsmp_69d01e73
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol vsprintf_Rsmp_954cbb26
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol free_pages_Rsmp_9941ccb8
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol kill_proc_Rsmp_932da67e
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol inter_module_put_Rsmp_6b99f7d8
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol vfree_Rsmp_2fd1d81c
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pci_find_slot_Rsmp_391edc78
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol kmalloc_Rsmp_93d4cfe6
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol mem_map_Rsmp_03df5a2f
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol init_mm_Rsmp_28bdb816
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol __const_udelay_Rsmp_eae3dfd6
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol smp_num_cpus_Rsmp_3b86334d
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol __udelay_Rsmp_9e7d6bd0
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol irq_stat_Rsmp_95e7fdd2
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pm_unregister_Rsmp_94097bd6
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol high_memory_Rsmp_8a7d1c31
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol jiffies_Rsmp_0da02d67
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol pci_read_config_word_Rsmp_923654cb
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol request_irq_Rsmp_0c60f2e0
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol __pollwait_Rsmp_01a55445
./usr/src/nv/nvidia.o: unresolved symbol do_gettimeofday_Rsmp_72270e35
Hint: You are trying to load a module without a GPL compatible license
and it has unresolved symbols. The module may be trying to access
GPLONLY symbols but the problem is more likely to be a coding or
user error. Contact the module supplier for assistance, only they
can help you.
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 www.nvidia.com.
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Old 04-22-04, 02:04 AM   #2
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Default Re: Slackware curent+2.4.25+big problem with nvidia driver 5336

ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.o'. 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

The kernel source files for your running kernel must be available... and it must find the correct files. It may have used the wrong source files. If you have compiled the kernel in that source tree, or cleaned your source tree since compiling it (make clean)... after you compiled the current running kernel then you will have to reconfigure the source tree to match the running kernel (i.e. place the correct .config file, make oldconfig, and make dep).

If you did not compile the kernel... then you need to install the Slackware kernel sources that were used to compile the kernel. I cannot lead you in doing this, search for guidance on the Slack site or a larger forum such as www.linuxquestions.org.

If you are certain you have the correct kernel sources, and they are prepared (config and dep) matching the kernel you want to build a module for... then you may need to specify the literal directory to use when running the installer.
Use the --kernel-source-path /path/to/source option. This defaults to /usr/src/linux and in your case probably used /usr/src/linux-2.4.25 (symlinked as /usr/src/linux -> /usr/src/linux-2.4.25).
"..the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." (Edmond Burke)
nVIDIA video driver RPMs for Fedora :: see yum repo at livna.org.
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