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Old 01-31-06, 07:16 PM   #1
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Default NFORCE Network drivers not working

Ok, I have a server install of Kubuntu Breezy 5.10. I only have gcc-4.0 available to me. Does the installer work with 4.0, it says i need 3.4. It fails after I tell the installer to not abort. Any plans on updating your gcc any time soon?

Any other ideas?
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Old 01-31-06, 08:26 PM   #2
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Which installer are you referring to? If its the NFORCE driver, it has no gcc version limitations, so please post your installer log.

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Old 02-01-06, 08:49 AM   #3
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Hi.

Your problem is caused by the fact that ubuntu comes with gcc4 but the kernel you are using with compiled with gcc3.4.

If you recompile the kernel yourself this will solve the issue.

However this is easier.

- download gcc-3.4

cd “directory where you have the nvidia installer”
su
CC=gcc-3.4
export CC

exit

CC=gcc-3.4
export CC

then run installed - it will work
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Old 02-27-06, 10:12 PM   #4
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Ok, sorry it took so long to get back. I'm working on this again now. I am trying to install the NFORCE drivers from the NFORCE-Linux-x86-1.0-0310-pkg1.run file.

Now I am getting that my kernel source tree is not installed. I installed the kernel-source package from apt, but it still says it. Here is my installer log:

nforce-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-nforce-installer.log'
creation time: Mon Feb 27 22:05:20 2006

option status:
license pre-accepted : false
expert : false
uninstall : false
driver info : false
no precompiled interface : false
no ncurses color : false
no questions : false
silent : false
Installer install prefix : /usr
kernel source path : (not specified)
net kernel install path : (not specified)
audio kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /tmp

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> Found package NVIDIA network driver for Linux-x86
-> Found package NVIDIA audio driver for Linux-x86
-> Please select packages for installation:
Selections:
NVIDIA network driver for Linux-x86 (1.0-13)
NVIDIA audio driver for Linux-x86 (1.0-7)
-> Starting install of NVIDIA network driver for Linux-x86
-> Checking for loaded module nvnet
-> Checking for loaded module forcedeth
-> License accepted.
-> Skipping check for conflicting rpms.
-> /proc/version is Linux version 2.6.12-9-386 (buildd@rothera) (gcc version
3.4.5 20050809 (prerelease) (Ubuntu 3.4.4-6ubuntu8)) #1 Mon Oct 10 13:14:36
BST 2005
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; this means
that the installer will need to compile a new kernel interface.
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.
ERROR: Installation of the network driver has failed. Please see the file
'/var/log/nvidia-nforce-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.
-> Starting install of NVIDIA audio driver for Linux-x86
-> Checking for loaded module nvsound
-> Checking for loaded module nvaudio
-> License accepted.
-> Skipping check for conflicting rpms.
-> /proc/version is Linux version 2.6.12-9-386 (buildd@rothera) (gcc version
3.4.5 20050809 (prerelease) (Ubuntu 3.4.4-6ubuntu8)) #1 Mon Oct 10 13:14:36
BST 2005
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; this means
that the installer will need to compile a new kernel interface.
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.
ERROR: Installation of the network driver has failed. Please see the file
'/var/log/nvidia-nforce-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.
-> Starting install of NVIDIA audio driver for Linux-x86
-> Checking for loaded module nvsound
-> Checking for loaded module nvaudio
-> License accepted.
-> Skipping check for conflicting rpms.
-> /proc/version is Linux version 2.6.12-9-386 (buildd@rothera) (gcc version
3.4.5 20050809 (prerelease) (Ubuntu 3.4.4-6ubuntu8)) #1 Mon Oct 10 13:14:36
BST 2005
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; this means
that the installer will need to compile a new kernel interface.
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.
ERROR: Installation of the audio driver has failed. Please see the file
'/var/log/nvidia-nforce-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.

Any help?
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Old 02-27-06, 10:14 PM   #5
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Also, I tried exporting the CC var, that didn't work either.
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Old 03-01-06, 12:51 PM   #6
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Ok, I made some progress on my own. For k/ubuntu, you need to install the package linux-headers, not kernel-source. I also had to install gcc-3.4 not just export the CC var.

Here are the commands I used.

Code:
sudo apt-get install build-essential
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`
sudo apt-get install gcc-3.4

sudo sh NFORCE-xxx.run
This actually got the drivers installed, but yet I still have no sound. I assume now the sound just needs to be configured, but I have no clue on how to do this. I had to put a different network card in the box, so I am actually not using the network card yet either. Any new ideas?
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Old 03-01-06, 12:52 PM   #7
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Instructions for setting up sound with nvsound are in the release notes that are included with the driver.

Why do you believe that you need the NFORCE driver at all? For nearly all motherboards, the in-kernel drivers are sufficient.

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Old 03-01-06, 12:55 PM   #8
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Neither the sound or network devices appeared in the system when I installed the distro. Neither the sound or network "just worked" when I installed. This signals to me that I might need the drivers.
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Old 03-01-06, 01:03 PM   #9
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It could mean that your kernel is too old to have the drivers, or your distribution just failed to configure the system correctly with the drivers that it had.

What kind of motherboard are you using?

Please generate and post an nforce-bug-report.log

Thanks,
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Old 03-01-06, 01:09 PM   #10
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My motherboard is an Asus A8N-VM CSM

I'm using a server install of Kubuntu 5.10 Breezy. I believe its a 2.4 kernel.. I will check the version tonight. How do I generate the bug log you are speaking of? I will post that tongiht as well.
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Old 03-01-06, 01:19 PM   #11
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The A8N-VM CSM has already been discussed in another thread on this forum. I'd suggest you read that thread for solutions to the problems that you are reporting.

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Old 03-01-06, 01:44 PM   #12
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Looks like I'll just wait until a newer kernel comes out with the 6.04 release of kubuntu.

For reference:
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...ght=A8N-VM+CSM
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...ght=A8N-VM+CSM
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...ght=A8N-VM+CSM
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