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Re: Installing nvidia driver ; Detecting ethernet card with new kernel

On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 20:53, Shriram Ramanathan wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed woody.  The installation discs installed kernel
> 2.2.20-compact.  I have been struggling with installing the nvidia Riva
> TNT-2 driver.  I downloaded the package
> "NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2.run" from the nvidia site.
> I tried the following steps :
> 1) As per instructions, I tried to run "sh
> NVIDIA-Linux-x86-4496-pkg2.run".  This told me that a precompiled image
> was not available for the above kernel-image
> 2) So, I downloaded the kernel-headers for 2.2.20-compact and tried to use
> the "-kernel-include-path=" option while installing the driver.  This
> failed with the following error
>     "Failed cc sanity check.  Bailing out" (I have gcc 2.95.4)
> 3) So, I decided to upgrade my kernel.  I download kernel version 2.4.18
> (image only) and again tried step (1).  Again, a precompiled kernel wasn't
> found with the nvidia installer.

Let NVIDIA-Linux-x86-4496-pkg2.run compile a new driver for you.

Ron Johnson, Jr. ron.l.johnson@cox.net
Jefferson, LA USA

Causation does NOT equal correlation !!!!!!!!

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