Re: Can't Compile Nvidia Driver for Linux
From: Eric Enright (eric_at_tiptsoft.com)
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 23:53:25 GMT
<snip lots of log stuff>
> > If you are using a Linux 2.6 kernel, please make sure
> > you have configured kernel sources matching your kernel
> > installed on your system.
> > ERROR: Installation has failed. Please see the file
> > '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' for details. You may find
> > on fixing installation problems in the README available on the
> > driver download page at www.nvidia.com.
>Im using "Linux version 2.6.6-1-386 (herbert@gondolin) (gcc version
>3.3.3 (Debian 20040401)) #1 Wed May 12 13:19:06 EST 2004" as my
>/proc/version told me.
>I have installed the kernel sources, and pass them with de parameter
>--kernel-source-path /usr/src/kernel-source-2.6.6 to the installer.
>Does someone know this problem???
Did you configure the kernel sources? If not, 2.6 kernels have
a feature that keeps a gzipped .config in /proc/config.gz. If
enabled in your current kernel, try:
# gzcat /proc/config.gz > /usr/usr/src/kernel-source-2.6.6/.config
and try your compile again. Otherwise you'll have to do it
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