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

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-20-05, 02:55 PM   #1
alagenchev
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 1
Default Again Fedora Core 3 and GeForce

I appologize for starting a new thread, but I could not find any solutions to my problem. I tried everything I could think of.

I just installed FC3 on my Dell Inspiron 8600 and I am having a hard time installing the NVIDIA driver. I have been reading the threads on this forum, but most of them are fixes in the Xorg file. I cannot install the driver itself. When I start the NVIDIA installer it tells me I do not have precompiled kernel, even though I installed the kernel.src.rpm.

[root@localhost ~]# cd /usr/src
[root@localhost src]# ls
linux-2.6.9 linux-2.6.9.tar.bz2 redhat
[root@localhost src]# cd redhat
[root@localhost redhat]# cd SOURCES
[root@localhost SOURCES]# ls

here it list a whole bunch of config and patch files

So after the installer complains about my kernel I get :

"The kernel header file /lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667/build/include/linux/modversions.h does not exist. The most probable reason is that /lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667/build/include have not been configured"

I also tried installing trough yum:
[root@localhost ~]# yum install nvidia-glx kernel-module-nvidia-`(uname -r)`
Setting up Install Process

but there I get :

--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: missing dep: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.724_FC3 for pkg kernel-module-nvidia-2.6.9-1.724_FC3

Could anyone please help? I don't know what else I need to do. I don;t see why all this is so complicated in fedora, when most distros support the NVIDIA chip out of the box, and I did not have any problem setting this up on RH 9
Thank you
alagenchev is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-05, 01:42 AM   #2
J.F.
GeForce FX5600
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Arizona
Posts: 35
Send a message via AIM to J.F.
Default Re: Again Fedora Core 3 and GeForce

Most people (myself included) find this to be the best way to install the nVidia drivers.

http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=26260
J.F. 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
What You Can Expect From GeForce GRID News Archived News Items 0 06-04-12 05:20 PM
Enhance Max Payne 3, Diablo III with GeForce R300 Drivers News Archived News Items 0 05-22-12 07:30 PM
New GPU from Nvidia Announced Today, the GeForce GTX 670 News Archived News Items 0 05-10-12 02:50 PM
Gainward Unleashes the Sexy GeForce GTX 670 Phantom Graphics Card, Also launches the News Archived News Items 0 05-10-12 10:28 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:19 AM.


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