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Old 08-24-04, 02:13 AM   #1
joefess53
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Default Unable to build Kernal module

I have been having trouble install the following driver under Mandrake 10 Community;
Linux Display Driver - IA32
Version: 1.0-6111

Ive got the source for the kernal installed and i tried to install from out of the X Server, I would appreciate it if anyone could help me, ive pasted the log file at the bottom of this post.

Thanks in advance.

Log File:

nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Mon Aug 23 15:53:09 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
X 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 : /root/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: No)
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; this means
that the installer will need to compile a new kernel interface.
-> Kernel source path: '/lib/modules/2.6.3-4mdk/build'
-> Performing cc_version_check with CC="cc".
-> Performing rivafb check.
-> Performing rivafb module check.
WARNING: Your kernel was configured to include rivafb support as
a loadable kernel module.

The rivafb driver conflicts with the NVIDIA driver; the
NVIDIA kernel module will still be built and installed,
but be aware that the NVIDIA driver will not be able to
function properly if the rivafb module is loaded!
-> Cleaning kernel module build directory.
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make clean'...
rm -f -f nv.o os-agp.o os-interface.o os-registry.o nv.o os-agp.o os-interfa
ce.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 *~
-> Building kernel module:
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; make module SYSSRC=/lib/modules/2.6.3-4mdk/buil
d SYSOUT=/lib/modules/2.6.3-4mdk/build'...
Your kernel was configured to include rivafb support as
a loadable kernel module.

The rivafb driver conflicts with the NVIDIA driver; the
NVIDIA kernel module will still be built and installed,
but be aware that the NVIDIA driver will not be able to
function properly if the rivafb module is loaded!

*** Failed rivafb module sanity check, but continuing! ***


NVIDIA: calling KBUILD...
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.3-4mdk/build \
KBUILD_SRC=/usr/src/linux-2.6.3-4mdk KBUILD_VERBOSE=1 \
KBUILD_CHECK= -f /usr/src/linux-2.6.3-4mdk/Makefile modules
Using /usr/src/linux-2.6.3-4mdk as source for kernel
if [ -h /usr/src/linux-2.6.3-4mdk/include/asm -o -f /usr/src/linux-2.6.3-4md
k/.config ]; then \
echo " /usr/src/linux-2.6.3-4mdk is not clean, please run 'make mrproper'"
;\
echo " in the '/usr/src/linux-2.6.3-4mdk' directory.";\
/bin/false; \
fi;
/usr/src/linux-2.6.3-4mdk is not clean, please run 'make mrproper'
in the '/usr/src/linux-2.6.3-4mdk' directory.
make[3]: *** [prepare1] Error 1
make[2]: *** [modules] 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.
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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