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Author Topic: Cannot install Nvidia driver.  (Read 5020 times)


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Cannot install Nvidia driver.
« on: December 09, 2010, 04:51:17 pm »

When I try to run the vlnvidia installer, I receive a message saying the kernel-source is not installed. When I try to find it in Gslapt, it does not show up. Any ideas?
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Re: Cannot install Nvidia driver.
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2010, 05:30:25 pm »

By default, all types of kernel packages are locked out of GSlapt. Take a look around if you're running VL 6. No idea where they're located for 7 or 6soho.


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Re: Cannot install Nvidia driver.
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2010, 01:46:01 pm »

I don't know much about the vlnvidia package, but for me the closed-source nvidia drivers work great:
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Re: Cannot install Nvidia driver.
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2010, 04:17:42 pm »

You should be able to find the kernel source on your install media (cd, iso, etc).