Re: nvidia drivers & kernel headers
--- John Yurcik <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thank you for the answers.I did look at the read me
> nvidia and it didn't illuminate what would solve
> (I upgraded my video card and then had Xserver
> in debian.) Anyway here is the results of uname -a &
> my /usr/src/.
>john@deblnx:~$ uname -a
Linux deblnx 2.4.18-k7 #1 Sun Apr 14 13:19:11 EST 2002
john@deblnx:~$ cd /usr/src/
kernel-headers-2.4.18-1-k7 linux rpm
> --- "Scott C. Linnenbringer" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 19 Oct 2003 18:50:17 -0700 (PDT), John
> > Yurcik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > wrote:
> > > I thought of this after I sent this out, but
> > > upgrading to testing resolve this problem?
> > 3.3
> > > will "see" the video card I'm trying to install,
> > and
> > > Debian stable doesn't.
> > In this case, not at all. This is a kernel and
> > driver issue, not
> > anything that would require upgrading your system
> > (including XFree, gcc
> > and any assorted libraries.)
> > If Knoppix can get your video card working, then
> > it's very possible to
> > do this in Debian. In fact, if Knoppix can do it
> > right out of the box,
> > it can be done, it's just a matter of doing it.
> > My suggestion is to just doublecheck what kernel
> > have installed
> > (with 'uname -a') and what kernel headers you have
> > symlinked to
> > /usr/src/linux.
> > You can also just pass the location of the
> > without them being
> > in /usr/src/linux, in the NVIDIA installer. I
> > remember what the
> > argument is, but it should be like:
> > # ./NVIDIA_installer.sh --with-headers
> > /usr/src/kernel-headers-*
> > whereas adjusted accordingly, (--with-headers
> > be something
> > different, not sure of the exact syntax.)
> > --
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