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Author Topic: Nvidia fails with 2.6.30  (Read 2608 times)
Pita
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« on: November 16, 2009, 05:19:43 pm »

It seems I cannot get nvidia going unlike with previous kernels. Any help would be
appreciated especially now in view of the probelm with firefox and the nv driver.

Error message:

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> License accepted by command line option.
-> Installing NVIDIA driver version 173.14.12.
-> Skipping check for conflicting rpms.
-> Not probing for precompiled kernel interfaces.
-> Performing CC sanity check with CC="cc".
-> Performing CC version check with CC="cc".
-> Kernel source path: '/lib/modules/2.6.30.4/source'
-> Kernel output path: '/lib/modules/2.6.30.4/build'
ERROR: If you are using a Linux 2.4 kernel, please make sure
       you either have configured kernel sources matching your
       kernel or the correct set of kernel headers installed
       on your system.

       If you are using a Linux 2.6 kernel, please make sure
       you have configured kernel sources matching your kernel
       installed on your system. If you specified a separate
       output directory using either the "KBUILD_OUTPUT" or
       the "O" KBUILD parameter, make sure to specify this
       directory with the SYSOUT environment variable or with
       the equivalent nvidia-installer command line option.

       Depending on where and how the kernel sources (or the
       kernel headers) were installed, you may need to specify
       their location with the SYSSRC environment variable or
       the equivalent nvidia-installer command line option.

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uelsk8s
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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2009, 06:21:57 pm »

do you have the kernel-src installed?
what is the output of "ls -la /lib/modules/2.6.30.4/build" and
"ls -la /usr/src/linux-2.6.30.4"
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Pita
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2009, 07:55:40 pm »

do you have the kernel-src installed?

Naturally

what is the output of "ls -la /lib/modules/2.6.30.4/build" and
"ls -la /usr/src/linux-2.6.30.4"

ls -la /lib/modules/2.6.30.4/build
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 2009-09-07 07:49 /lib/modules/2.6.30.4/build -> /usr/src/linux-2.6.30.4

ls -la /usr/src/linux-2.6.30.4
total 2887
drwxrwxr-x 22 root root    1152 2009-11-16 11:53 .
drwxr-xr-x  8 root root     256 2009-11-16 11:53 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 root root   89513 2009-07-31 22:46 .config
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root     885 2009-07-31 06:34 .gitignore
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root    4021 2009-07-31 06:34 .mailmap
-rw-r--r--  1 root root     240 2009-07-31 22:55 .missing-syscalls.d
-rw-r--r--  1 root root       2 2009-07-31 22:58 .version
-rw-r--r--  1 root root     706 2009-07-31 22:58 .vmlinux.cmd
-rw-r--r--  1 root root     665 2009-07-31 22:58 .vmlinux.o.cmd
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root   18693 2009-07-31 06:34 COPYING
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root   93847 2009-07-31 06:34 CREDITS
drwxrwxr-x 83 root root    6168 2009-07-31 06:34 Documentation
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root    2430 2009-07-31 06:34 Kbuild
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root  148414 2009-07-31 22:45 MAINTAINERS
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root     439 2009-11-16 11:53 MAINTAINERS.rej
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root   55181 2009-07-31 06:34 Makefile
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  246924 2009-07-31 22:58 Module.symvers
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root   17080 2009-07-31 06:34 README
-rw-rw-r--  1 root root    3172 2009-07-31 06:34 REPORTING-BUGS
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1478332 2009-07-31 22:58 System.map
drwxrwxr-x 25 root root     672 2009-07-31 22:58 arch
drwxrwxr-x  2 root root    1696 2009-07-31 23:01 block
-rw-r--r--  1 root root   81369 2009-07-31 22:45 bootsplash-2.6.28.diff
drwxrwxr-x  3 root root    9552 2009-07-31 23:01 crypto
drwxrwxr-x 84 root root    2200 2009-07-31 23:01 drivers
drwxrwxr-x 33 root root    1736 2009-07-31 23:01 firmware
drwxrwxr-x 70 root root    5976 2009-11-16 11:53 fs
drwxrwxr-x 22 root root     584 2009-11-16 11:21 include
drwxrwxr-x  2 root root     792 2009-07-31 23:01 init
drwxrwxr-x  2 root root     800 2009-07-31 23:01 ipc
drwxrwxr-x  6 root root    6208 2009-07-31 23:01 kernel
drwxrwxr-x  6 root root    6976 2009-07-31 23:01 lib
drwxrwxr-x  2 root root    3408 2009-07-31 23:01 mm
-rw-r--r--  1 root root   60575 2009-07-31 22:53 modules.order
drwxrwxr-x 47 root root    1472 2009-07-31 23:01 net
drwxrwxr-x  7 root root     232 2009-07-31 06:34 samples
drwxrwxr-x 12 root root    2488 2009-07-31 22:46 scripts
drwxrwxr-x  7 root root     576 2009-07-31 23:01 security
drwxrwxr-x 21 root root    1056 2009-07-31 23:01 sound
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  560652 2009-11-16 11:53 tuxonice-3.0-rc7-for-2.6.30.patch
drwxrwxr-x  2 root root     608 2009-07-31 23:01 usr
drwxrwxr-x  3 root root      72 2009-07-31 06:34 virt
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uelsk8s
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« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2009, 08:06:29 pm »

try this driver http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/173.14.20/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.20-pkg1.run
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pevsner
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« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2009, 08:45:33 pm »

I had no problems with the above driver (173.14.20) work a treat.
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Pita
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« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2009, 10:12:19 pm »


Thanks! Great, it worked, I am using now nvidia driver and firefox does not mirror.
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