Re: F8 & Freshrpms nvidia-x11-drv-96xx problem

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Lonni J Friedman wrote:
1.0.9639 is rather old, and isn't supported any longer.  If this is
the latest that freshrpms is giving out, then they're out of date, and
you need to go elsewhere.

On 12/1/07, Richard Shaw <[email protected]> wrote:
I just updated my FC6 server to F8 (replaced not upgraded) and installed
the nvidia-x11-drv-96xx driver from Freshrpms which has always worked
before and is working right now on my desktop. Both systems are running
the 64bit version of Fedora. Below is the make.log file from  DKMS:

DKMS make.log for nvidia-1.0.9639-1 for kernel (x86_64)
Sat Dec  1 09:30:13 GMT-6 2007

NVIDIA: calling KBUILD...
make CC=cc  KBUILD_VERBOSE=1 -C /lib/modules/
SUBDIRS=/var/lib/dkms/nvidia/1.0.9639-1/build modules
test -e include/linux/autoconf.h -a -e include/config/auto.conf ||
(            \
        echo;                                                           \
        echo "  ERROR: Kernel configuration is invalid.";               \
        echo "         include/linux/autoconf.h or
include/config/auto.conf are missing.";      \
        echo "         Run 'make oldconfig && make prepare' on kernel
src to fix it.";  \
        echo;                                                           \
mkdir -p /var/lib/dkms/nvidia/1.0.9639-1/build/.tmp_versions
rm -f /var/lib/dkms/nvidia/1.0.9639-1/build/.tmp_versions/*
make -f scripts/ obj=/var/lib/dkms/nvidia/1.0.9639-1/build
cp /var/lib/dkms/nvidia/1.0.9639-1/build/nv-kernel.o
cp: cannot stat `/var/lib/dkms/nvidia/1.0.9639-1/build/nv-kernel.o':
No such file or directory
make[3]: *** [/var/lib/dkms/nvidia/1.0.9639-1/build/nv-kernel.o] Error 1
make[2]: *** [_module_/var/lib/dkms/nvidia/1.0.9639-1/build] Error 2
nvidia.ko failed to build!
make[1]: *** [module] Error 1
make: *** [module] Error 2
I've never looked at this file before so I don't know what I'm supposed
to see but the "cp" command looks funny as it appears to be trying to
copy a file onto itself. The module obviously fails to build and X fails
to run.

Sorry, should have said I've got an old Geforce 4 MX card which is not supported in the newer versions...

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