Re: nvidia-glx won't install
On 12 Jun 2001, Anthony Fox wrote:
> "Jonathan David Wheelhouse" <email@example.com> writes:
> > An apt-get update & dist-upgrade got the newer nvidia-kernel-src and
> > nvidia-glx-src packages(1.0.1251-1). I ran the build scripts
> > (ie. make-kpkg modules-image & dpkg-buildpackage -us uc
> > respectively) but dpkg -i on the nvidia-glx deb gave a missing
> > xlibmesa-dev problem.
> > Can somebody help (I want WindowMaker back!)?
> I am not sure about your specific problem, but I have always used
> Nvidia's makefiles rather than debian's package management to install
> glx and kernel modules. Have you tried getting the nvidia-glx tarball
> and doing a `make install`?
My experience is similar. I couldn't get the deb stuff to work but the
virgin Nvidia tarballs worked perfectly.
Anthony Campbell - running Gnu/Debian Linux (Windows-free zone).
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