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11182Rebuilding SRPM (was Re: Nvidia Config Help Please)

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  • falcon40at
    Mar 1, 2002
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      the kernel source should be just fine... as far as I know. I had the
      headers installed too ... just in case ...

      Kaan

      --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "kev0153" <kclark@h...> wrote:
      > Do you need both the kernel source and headers to rebuild an SRPM or
      > just the source or just the headers?
      >
      > Thanks
      > Kevin
      >
      >
      > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "Dr. Robert W. Current" <current@h...>
      > wrote:
      > > That's not enough info to tell where the rebuild failed. Maybe if you
      > > put a little more info in?
      > >
      > > You do need to have the linux kernel source rpm installed, it would be
      > > one potential cause.
      > >
      > > I would get the source rpm's if I were you... Never failed for me!
      > >
      > > # Configuration for a Dell Inspiron 8100
      > > # With Nvidia GeForce2Go 32M
      > > # Works with Linux Mandrake 8.2
      > > #
      > > # What I did:
      > > #
      > > # 1) download from Mvidia's site:
      > > # "NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-2313.src.rpm"
      > > # "NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-2314.src.rpm"
      > > #
      > > # 2) then "rpm -ivh" these two files.
      > > #
      > > # 3) then "cd /usr/src/RPM/SPECS"
      > > #
      > > # 4) then build the RPM's against your system:
      > > # "rpm -ba NVIDIA_GLX.spec"
      > > # "rpm -ba NVIDIA_kernel.spec"
      > > #
      > > # 5) then install the files
      > > # "rpm -Uvh /usr/src/RPM/RPMS/i686/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-2313.i686.rpm"
      > > # "rpm -Uvh /usr/src/RPM/RPMS/i686/NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-2314.i686.rpm"
      > > #
      > > # 6) then put this file in your /etc/X11/ and name it "XF86Config-4"
      > > #
      > >
      > > From my config file in the files section on the yahoo site for this
      > > group....
      > >
      > > Rob C.
      > >
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