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Old 01-11-06, 02:53 PM   #1
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Default "cannot install....running x server"

I tried the search but no luck...
i get this message when trying to install drivers

You appear to be running an X server; please exit X before
installing.
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Old 01-11-06, 03:18 PM   #2
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You need to exit from X. Run 'init 3' as root.

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Old 01-11-06, 06:42 PM   #3
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ok now its starts to install then I get this:

No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; this means
that the installer will need to compile a new kernel interface.


and:

ERROR: Unable to find the kernel source tree for the currently running
kernel. 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.


what do I do now?
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Old 01-11-06, 06:46 PM   #4
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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.

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Old 01-11-06, 06:52 PM   #5
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ok I do have Fedora 4. where do i get the kernal source files?
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Old 01-11-06, 09:01 PM   #6
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Run "yum update" followed by "yum install kernel-devel"

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Old 01-12-06, 03:23 PM   #7
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Default Re: "cannot install....running x server"

Quote:
Originally Posted by netllama
You need to exit from X. Run 'init 3' as root.
Why is this necessary? Gentoo ebuild does not require this
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