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

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-13-05, 06:39 PM   #1
yannic
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 2
Default Problem installing my Geforce 4 mx440 on linux

Hi, I'm very new to linux and cant get this to install. I have downloaded NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8174-pkg1.run

It is saved on my desktop. The only way I can get it to even try to run is within a terminal window and by typing the command as told in the instructions.

I then get told that it needs to be in the root directory for it to work at all?

I am running mandrake 10.1 and I havent got a clue how to get this working.

Any help appreciated

Thanks

Iain
yannic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-05, 07:31 PM   #2
Dr. Tyrell
Registered User
 
Dr. Tyrell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 100
Default Re: Problem installing my Geforce 4 mx440 on linux

Press Ctrl-Alt-F1

without quotes/bracket/dots, type...
[if asked give name "root" and then "<root password>"]

"init 3"
"cd <to wherever the Nvidia file is, /home/you/Desktop>"
"sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8174-pkg1.run --extract-only"
"cd NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8174-pkg1/"
"./nvidia-installer -an"

and let her rip.

Now edit the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf or XF86Config with vim*
Put # in front of lines Load "glcore" and Load "dri"
Add the line Load "glx"
In section Device change "nv" to "nvidia"
Save the file and quit vim

cross fingers and type "init 5"

See other pertinent threads

*vim: type "vim /etc/X11/xorg.conf", click the letter i to enter editing mode, click escape key to exit editing mode, type ":wq" to Write file and Quit.
Dr. Tyrell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-05, 04:15 AM   #3
yannic
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 2
Default Re: Problem installing my Geforce 4 mx440 on linux

thanks tyrell, ill give all this a shot tonight.
yannic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-05, 10:39 AM   #4
pezza
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 1
Default Re: Problem installing my Geforce 4 mx440 on linux

You have to stop the xserver to install the driver. If you get stuck, try this.................

The script below installs Nvidia 1.0-7676 drivers for you, and makes the changes to your XF86Config-4 file. These aren't the latest drivers, but they're stable. Paste the text from the first # to the end into a text editor, save as nvidia.sh in your home directory.

Stop the x-server with cfrl-alt-F1. As root, cd to the home directory you saved the file in, and type sh nvidia.sh. Sit back and watch it install.

Ignore the Knoppix references in the script.





#!/bin/sh
UNSUPPORTED=1
LEGACY=0
#CARDS=$(lspci -n|gawk '{sub("Class","")} $2 == "0300:" {print$3}')
CARDS=$(lspci -n|perl -e 'while(<>){(push(@cards,$_)) if (s/^.+?\s*0300\:\s+(.+?)\s+.*$/$1/)} print join(" ",@cards);')
for card in $CARDS; do
VENDOR=${card%:*}
DEVICE=${card#*:}
case $VENDOR in
10de|12d2)
case $DEVICE in
0008|0009|0010|0018|0019) UNSUPPORTED=1 ;;
0020|0028|0029|002c|002d|00a0|0100|0101|0103|0150| 0151|0152|0153) LEGACY=1;UNSUPPORTED=0 ;;
0170) LEGACY=1;UNSUPPORTED=0 ;; # GeForce4 MX 460 workaround
*) UNSUPPORTED=0 ;;
esac
;;
esac
done
if [ "$UNSUPPORTED" == "1" ]; then
echo Error: No supported nVidia VGA adapter found.
exit 3
fi
if test $(id -u) != 0; then
echo Error: You must be root to run this script!
exit 4
fi
INSTALLED=""
[ -d /KNOPPIX ] || INSTALLED="yes"
if [ -n "$INSTALLED" ]; then
if test -n "$DISPLAY"; then
echo Error: Can\`t be run within X! Use a text console \(ALT-CTRL-F1\)
exit 5
fi
else
if grep -q unionfs /proc/mounts; then
echo Unionfs found.
else
echo Activating Unionfs now.
mkdir -p /tmp/union
mount -t unionfs -o dirs=/tmp/union/:/KNOPPIX /none /KNOPPIX/ 2>&1 >/dev/null
fi
fi
X_CONF=XF86Config-4
if which Xorg >/dev/null; then
[ -e /etc/X11/xorg.conf ] && X_CONF=xorg.conf
fi
#VER=1.0-4620
#URL=http://www.sh.nu/download/nvidia/linux-2.4/
#VER=1.0-5328
#VER=1.0-5336
#VER=1.0-6106
#VER=1.0-6111
#VER=1.0-6629
#VER=1.0-7167
#VER=1.0-7174
#VER=1.0-7664
#VER=1.0-7667
VER=1.0-7676
[ "$VER" == "1.0-7664" -o "$VER" == "1.0-7667" -o "$VER" == "1.0-7676" -a "$LEGACY" == "1" ] && VER=1.0-7174
ARCH=""
[ "$(uname -m)" == "x86_64" ] && ARCH="_64"
[ "$VER" == "1.0-7664" -a "$ARCH" == "_64" ] && VER=1.0-7174
DVER=1.0.${VER#1.0-}
URL=ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86$ARCH/$VER/
EURL=ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/$VER/
PKG=0
PATCH=0
HACK=0
FW=1
EMUL=1
KVER=$(uname -r)
KV=${KVER:0:3}
cd /usr/src
[ -f NVIDIA-Linux-x86$ARCH-$VER-pkg$PKG.run ] || wget -Nc "$URL"NVIDIA-Linux-x86$ARCH-$VER-pkg$PKG.run
rm -rf NVIDIA-Linux-x86$ARCH-$VER-pkg$PKG
sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86$ARCH-$VER-pkg$PKG.run --extract-only &>/dev/null || (
rm -f NVIDIA-Linux-x86$ARCH-$VER-pkg$PKG.run
echo NVIDIA-Linux-x86$ARCH-$VER-pkg$PKG.run could not be extracted
echo and has been deleted. Please restart this script.
exit 1
) || exit $?
if [ "$ARCH" == "_64" -a "$EMUL" = "1" ]; then
[ -f NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG.run ] || wget -Nc "$EURL"NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG.run
rm -rf NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG
sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG.run --extract-only &>/dev/null || (
rm -f NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG.run
echo NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG.run could not be extracted
echo and has been deleted. Please restart this script.
exit 2
) || exit $?
fi
if test "$KV" == "2.6" -a "$PATCH" == "1"; then
wget -Nc http://www.minion.de/files/NVIDIA_kernel-$VER-2.6.diff
fi
if test -f /etc/modutils/1alsa; then
mv /lib/modules/extra/alsa /lib/modules/`uname -r`/
rm -f /etc/modutils/1alsa
update-modules
fi
if [ -n "$INSTALLED" ]; then
DM=`cat /etc/X11/default-display-manager 2>/dev/null`
DM=`basename $DM 2>/dev/null`
if test -z "$DM"; then
test -e /etc/init.d/kdm && /etc/init.d/kdm stop
else
test -e /etc/init.d/$DM && /etc/init.d/$DM stop
fi
fi
rmmod nvidia &>/dev/null
rm -f /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/video/nvidia.*o
cd NVIDIA-Linux-x86$ARCH-$VER-pkg$PKG
if test -x usr/bin/nvidia-settings; then
rm -f /usr/bin/nvidia-settings
rm -f /usr/local/bin/nvidia-settings
cp usr/bin/nvidia-settings /usr/local/bin
fi
if test "$KV" == "2.6"; then
if test "$PATCH" == "1"; then
cd usr/src/nv
patch -p1 < ../../../../NVIDIA_kernel-$VER-2.6.diff
ln -s Makefile.kbuild Makefile
cd ../../..
fi
else
# fix NVIDIA's stupid error in Makefile
perl -pi -e 's/"\$\$\?"/"\$\?"/' Makefile
fi
[ "$(uname -r|cut -d- -f1)" == "2.6.10" ] && perl -pi -e s/pci_find_class/pci_get_class/ usr/src/nv/nv.c
if [ "$(uname -r|grep -E '2.6.11')" != "" -a "$VER" == "1.0-6629" ]; then
#PATCH_BASE_URL="http://www.minion.de/files/1.0-6629/"
PATCH_BASE_URL="http://kanotix.com/files/1.0-6629/"
PATCHES="NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-6629-1155389.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-6629-1161283.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-6629-1165235.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-6629-1171869.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-6629-1175225.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-6629-1182399.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-6629-1189413.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-6629-1201042.diff"
for p in $PATCHES; do
#wget -qO- $PATCH_BASE_URL$p|patch -p0
[ -f /usr/src/$p ] || wget -NqO/usr/src/$p $PATCH_BASE_URL$p
patch -p0 </usr/src/$p || rm -f /usr/src/$p
done
fi
if [ "$VER" == "1.0-7167" ]; then
PATCH_BASE_URL="http://kanotix.com/files/1.0-7167/"
PATCHES="NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-7167-1233959.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-7167-1237815.diff"
for p in $PATCHES; do
#wget -qO- $PATCH_BASE_URL$p|patch -p0
[ -f /usr/src/$p ] || wget -NqO/usr/src/$p $PATCH_BASE_URL$p
patch -p0 </usr/src/$p || rm -f /usr/src/$p
done
fi
if [ "$VER" == "1.0-7174" -a "$ARCH" == "_64" ]; then
PATCH_BASE_URL="http://kanotix.com/files/1.0-7174/"
PATCHES="NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-7174-1258475.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-7174-1296092.diff NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-7174-1386866.diff"
for p in $PATCHES; do
#wget -qO- $PATCH_BASE_URL$p|patch -p0
[ -f /usr/src/$p ] || wget -NqO/usr/src/$p $PATCH_BASE_URL$p
patch -p0 </usr/src/$p || rm -f /usr/src/$p
done
fi
if [ "$VER" == "1.0-7676" -a "$ARCH" == "_64" ]; then
PATCH_BASE_URL="http://kanotix.com/files/1.0-7676/"
PATCHES="NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-7676-1386866.diff"
for p in $PATCHES; do
#wget -qO- $PATCH_BASE_URL$p|patch -p0
[ -f /usr/src/$p ] || wget -NqO/usr/src/$p $PATCH_BASE_URL$p
patch -p0 </usr/src/$p || rm -f /usr/src/$p
done
fi
if test "$FW" = "1"; then
perl -pi -e 's/(NVreg_EnableAGPFW =) .*/\1 1;/' usr/src/nv/os-registry.c
fi
CC=gcc-$(perl -pe '($_)=/gcc.[Vv]ersion\s(4\.\d|3\.\d|2\.\d+)/;' /proc/version)
if test -e /usr/bin/$CC; then
make install CC=/usr/bin/$CC IGNORE_CC_MISMATCH=1
else
make install IGNORE_CC_MISMATCH=1
fi
cd ..
rm -rf NVIDIA-Linux-x86$ARCH-$VER-pkg$PKG
rm -f /etc/modutils/nvidia
perl -pi -e 's|.*char-major-195.*[\n]?||' /etc/modutils/aliases
perl -pi -e 's|[\n]?$|\n|' /etc/modutils/aliases
echo alias char-major-195 nvidia >> /etc/modutils/aliases
update-modules
if ! test -e /etc/X11/$X_CONF.1st; then
cp /etc/X11/$X_CONF /etc/X11/$X_CONF.1st
fi
perl -p -e 's/^[\s]*Load\s*"GLcore"/#\tLoad "GLcore"/;
s/^[\s]*Load\s*"dri"/#\tLoad "dri"/;
s/^[\s]*#*[\s]*Load\s*"glx"/\tLoad "glx"/;
s/^[\s]*Driver\s*"nv"/\tDriver "nvidia"/g;
s/^[\s]*Driver\s*"fbdev"/\tDriver "nvidia"/g;
s/^[\s]*Driver\s*"vesa"/\tDriver "nvidia"/g;
s/DefaultColorDepth.*/DefaultColorDepth 24/;
s/^[\s]*Option\s*"sw_cursor"/\t#Option "sw_cursor"/;
s/^.*IgnoreDisplayDevices.*\n?//g;
s/^.*Coolbits.*\n?//g;
s/^([\s]*Driver\s*"nvidia")/\1\n\tOption "IgnoreDisplayDevices"\t"TV"\n\tOption "Coolbits"\t"1"/g' \
< /etc/X11/$X_CONF.1st > /etc/X11/$X_CONF
if which Xorg >/dev/null; then
perl -pi -e 's/^.*RenderAccel.*\n?//g;s/^.*AllowGLXWithComposite.*\n?//g;s/^.*RandRRotation.*\n?//g;
s/^([\s]*Driver\s*"nvidia")/\1\n\tOption "RenderAccel"\t"1"\n\tOption "AllowGLXWithComposite"\t"1"\n\tOption "RandRRotation"\t"1"/g' /etc/X11/$X_CONF
if ! grep -q Extensions /etc/X11/$X_CONF; then
echo -e '\nSection "Extensions"' >> /etc/X11/$X_CONF
echo -e '\tOption\t"Composite"\t"1"' >> /etc/X11/$X_CONF
echo -e '#\tOption\t"RENDER"\t"1"' >> /etc/X11/$X_CONF
echo 'EndSection' >> /etc/X11/$X_CONF
fi
# disable composite for cards without dx9 support
for card in $CARDS; do
DEVICE=${card#*:}
case $DEVICE in
0020|0028|0029|002c|002d|00a0|00ff|0100|0101|0103| 0110|0111|0112|0113|0150|0151|0152|0153|0170|0171| 0172|0173|0174|0175|0176|0177|0179|017a|017d|0178| 017c|0181|0182|0183|0185|0188|018c|018a|018b|01a0| 01f0|0200|0201|0202|0203|0250|0251|0253|0258|0259| 025b|0280|0281|0282|0286|0288|0289|028c)
perl -pi -e 's/^[\s]*#*[\s]*Option\s*"Composite".*/#\tOption\t"Composite"\t"1"/' /etc/X11/$X_CONF
perl -pi -e 's/^.*RenderAccel.*\n?//g;s/^.*AllowGLXWithComposite.*\n?//g;s/^.*RandRRotation.*\n?//g' /etc/X11/$X_CONF ;;
esac
done
# disable composite if not -c option used
[ "$1" != "-c" ] && perl -pi -e 's/^[\s]*#*[\s]*Option\s*"Composite".*/#\tOption\t"Composite"\t"1"/' /etc/X11/$X_CONF
fi
test "$HACK" == "1" && rm -rf /usr/lib/tls
if [ "$ARCH" == "_64" -a "$EMUL" == "1" ]; then
mkdir -p /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/tls/
rm -f /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/tls/libnvidia-tls.so.*
rm -f /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/libGLcore.so.*
rm -f /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/libGL.so.*
rm -f /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/libnvidia-tls.so.*
cp -v /usr/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG/usr/lib/tls/libnvidia-tls.so.$DVER /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/tls/
cp -v /usr/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG/usr/lib/libGLcore.so.$DVER /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/
cp -v /usr/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG/usr/lib/libGL.so.$DVER /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/
cp -v /usr/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG/usr/lib/tls/libnvidia-tls.so.$DVER /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/
ln -sf tls/libnvidia-tls.so.$DVER /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/libnvidia-tls.so.1
ln -sf libGLcore.so.$DVER /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/libGLcore.so
ln -sf libGL.so.$DVER /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/libGL.so.1
ln -sf libGL.so.1 /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/libGL.so
rm -rf /usr/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-$VER-pkg$PKG
fi
ldconfig
sync
if [ -n "$INSTALLED" ]; then
if test -z "$DM"; then
test -e /etc/init.d/kdm && /etc/init.d/kdm start
else
test -e /etc/init.d/$DM && /etc/init.d/$DM start
fi
else
modprobe nvidia
/etc/init.d/xsession restart
fi
pezza 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
302.17 for Linux x86/x86_64 released AaronP NVIDIA Linux 0 06-16-12 05:12 PM
295.59 (long-lived branch release) for Linux x86/x86_64 released AaronP NVIDIA Linux 0 06-13-12 03:38 PM
295.59 (long-lived branch release) for Linux x86/x86_64 released artem NVIDIA Linux 0 06-11-12 12:25 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
Ti4200 and Linux Install Problem ultrajava NVIDIA Linux 5 09-28-02 09:13 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:25 AM.


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