Re: NVidia and orinoco was Re: 2.4.20 is (still) huge
On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 11:54:19AM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> TMK, kernel modules are kept in subdirectories of /lib/modules/`uname
> -r`/. There are Debian packages for the nVidia drivers now
> "nvidia-kernel-src" and "nvidia-glx-src". Both provide instructions on
> how to build them in their README files in /usr/share/doc/. I'm not
> sure about your wireless driver. I normally just use the orinoco module
> with the default kernels.
I'm getting errors when I try to load the NVdriver. I now have two copies
of the NVdriver -- one in /lib/modules/2.4.18 and the other in
/lib/modules/2.4.20. They are both the same size according to md5sum and
yet the 2.4.20 won't load (with insmod).
On the bright side, I did get my wireless working!
- boot into the new kernel
- cd /usr/src/modules/pcmcia-cs
- make config (use all defaults assuming correct link from
/usr/src/linux to the current kernel)
- make all
- make install
- /etc/init.d/pcmcia restart
- <enter> to get the prompt back
- lsmod to check for correct modules loaded
- ping www.google.com to confirm the network is up
Now for the video card...
Emma Jane Hogbin
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