[clug-talk] Help with Nvidia and Suse?

Marcel A. Lecker volvox at telusplanet.net
Mon Mar 14 21:33:30 PST 2005


Re: "line 1: scripts/basic/fixdep: No such file or directory". It's a
long shot but you might want to hose out your /tmp directory as there
might be some stuff floating around in there from previous tries,
messing things up.

Marcel

On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 18:52 -0700, Shawn wrote:
> Thanks Marcel (and Jesse).  Rebuilding the rpm database at least allowed me to 
> get the right kernel source installed.
> 
> Unfortunately, my Nvidia drivers are still not working right.  I tried using 
> YOU, and then sax2, with no luck.  Then I tried running the update file and 
> it just runs into an error and exits.  If it helps, here's the pertinent part 
> of the installer log file:
> 
> make -f scripts/Makefile.build 
> obj=/tmp/selfgz4880/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7167-pkg1/usr/src/nv echo \#define 
> NV_COMPILER \"`cc -v 2>&1 | tail -n 1`\" 
> > /tmp/selfgz4880/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7167-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv_compiler.h cc 
> -Wp,-MD,/tmp/selfgz4880/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7167-pkg1/usr/src/nv/.nv.o.d 
> -nostdinc -iwithprefix include -D__KERNEL__ -Iinclude  -Wall 
> -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -pipe 
> -msoft-float -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -funit-at-a-time -funit-at-a-time  
> -Iinclude/asm-i386/mach-default -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer  
> -I/tmp/selfgz4880/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7167-pkg1/usr/src/nv -Wall -Wimplicit 
> -Wreturn-type -Wswitch -Wformat -Wchar-subscripts -Wparentheses 
> -Wpointer-arith  -Wno-multichar  -Werror -O -fno-common -MD  -Wsign-compare 
> -Wno-cast-qual -Wno-error -D_LOOSE_KERNEL_NAMES -D__KERNEL__ -DMODULE  -DNTRM 
> -D_GNU_SOURCE -D_LOOSE_KERNEL_NAMES -D__KERNEL__-DMODULE  
> -DNV_MAJOR_VERSION=1 -DNV_MINOR_VERSION=0 -DNV_PATCHLEVEL=7167  -DNV_UNIX   
> -DNV_LINUX   -DNV_INT64_OK   -DNVCPU_X86  -UDEBUG -U_DEBUG -DNDEBUG 
> -DNV_REMAP_PAGE_RANGE_5_PRESENT -DNV_CHANGE_PAGE_ATTR_PRESENT 
> -DNV_PCI_DISABLE_DEVICE_PRESENT 
> -DNV_CLASS_SIMPLE_CREATE_PRESENT-DNV_VMAP_4_PRESENT -DMODULE 
> -DKBUILD_BASENAME=nv -DKBUILD_MODNAME=nvidia -c 
> -o /tmp/selfgz4880/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7167-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.o /tmp/selfgz4880/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7167-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.c/bin/sh: 
> line 1: scripts/basic/fixdep: No such file or directory
>    make[3]: *** 
> [/tmp/selfgz4880/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7167-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.o] Error 1
>    make[2]: *** 
> [_module_/tmp/selfgz4880/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7167-pkg1/usr/src/nv] Error 2
>    NVIDIA: left KBUILD.
>    nvidia.ko failed to build!
>    make[1]: *** [module] Error 1
>    make: *** [module] Error 2
> -> Error.
> ERROR: Unable to build the NVIDIA kernel module.
> ERROR: Installation has failed.  Please see the file
>        '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' for details.  You may find suggestions
>        on fixing installation problems in the README available on the Linux
>        driver download page at www.nvidia.com.
> 
> Maybe I'll try to grab the nvidia file again...  Maybe it's corrupt?
> 
> Thanks for any input.
> 
> Shawn
> 
> On Monday 14 March 2005 17:38, Marcel A. Lecker wrote:
> > You might want to try:
> >
> > # rpm --rebuilddb
> >
> > ..and then try YOU to check for the updates
> >
> > try install again,
> >
> > if that fails you might try refresh the kernel and source, again via
> > YOU.
> >
> > rpm --rebuilddb rebuilds your rpm database. I was experiencing some
> > flaky update behavior and that cleared it up nicely.
> >
> > Just a few more ideas. Good luck
> >
> > Marcel
> 
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