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15437Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Can't compile Nvidia kernel driver on Mandrake 9.0!

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  • John Britton
    Oct 2, 2002

      Did you install the development software package when you were installing
      Mandrake ? I had no issues with recompling either the Nvidia kernel or GLX
      modules thereafter. You definitely need to have the kernel-sources rpm
      installed. Also I recompiled the nvidia_kernel rpm before the GLX rpm, but I
      don't know if this should make any difference.


      On Wednesday 02 October 2002 00:32, Mcleod, Ian wrote:
      > Hi everyone!
      > I have managed to rpm --rebuild the glx module - however when I try to rpm
      > --rebuild (or even 'make' from tar file) of the latest Nvidia kernel module
      > - it dies toward the end with a message 'can not stat directory NVidia'
      > with a few errors prior to that (sorry - I don't have the log with me - I
      > can re-run it at lunch time and post it then if it helps - I know I am not
      > providing too much to go on).
      > Has anyone had any success compiling the NVidia kernel module on Mandrake
      > 9.0 yet?
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