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How do I create a symlink to my source files for NVIDIA driver on Suse 9.0? I get the message that the source files cannot be downloaded from NVIDIA and ...
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    create a symlink


    How do I create a symlink to my source files for NVIDIA driver on Suse 9.0? I get the message that the source files cannot be downloaded from NVIDIA and the system can't find the source files on the drive to install the nvidia drivers on the video card. I am new to the command line.

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    Are you talking about the kernel source code files here? In that case, are you sure that it's really the symlink that's missing, and not the kernel source in the first place? That is, in other words: Have you installed the kernel source code?

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    Yes, it is the source code that can't be found by the patch. How do I find the source code and make a path to it?

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    Well, the kernel source is supposed to be installed in /usr/src/linux-{your kernel version} if it's installed it all. If you don't have that directory, I suggest you look on your installation CDs for such a package to install. Unfortunately, I don't know what the kernel source package is called on SuSE. RedHat calls it "kernel-source", but I think some other distros have other names for it.

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