can't install nvidia drivers
I've had an ati x1650se running, got extremely pissed by setting up drivers and 3d taking about 3 or 4 days and therefore just bought a new nvidia 9800gt.
Before I exchanged cards, I changed the driver in xorg.conf from fglrx back to vesa.
when I try to install the driver, it tells me there is some version.h file missing due to not configured kernel.
but see yourself. here is the log file:
kernel-source-126.96.36.199-1mnb is installed, kernel-headers is installed too and under /usr/src/linux-188.8.131.52-1mnb I did #make oldconfig with no errors. I also checked #make xconfig but didn't change anything.
nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Tue Oct 7 17:50:45 2008
installer version: 1.0.7
license pre-accepted : false
update : false
force update : false
expert : false
uninstall : false
driver info : false
precompiled interfaces : true
no ncurses color : false
query latest version : false
OpenGL header files : true
no questions : false
silent : false
no recursion : false
no backup : false
kernel module only : false
sanity : false
add this kernel : false
no runlevel check : false
no network : false
no ABI note : false
no RPMs : false
no kernel module : false
force SELinux : default
no X server check : false
no cc version check : false
force tls : (not specified)
X install prefix : (not specified)
X library install path : (not specified)
X module install path : (not specified)
OpenGL install prefix : (not specified)
OpenGL install libdir : (not specified)
utility install prefix : (not specified)
utility install libdir : (not specified)
doc install prefix : (not specified)
kernel name : (not specified)
kernel include path : (not specified)
kernel source path : (not specified)
kernel output path : (not specified)
kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /root/tmp
ftp mirror : ftp://download.nvidia.com
RPM file list : (not specified)
Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> License accepted.
-> Installing NVIDIA driver version 177.80.
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel; would you li
ke the installer to attempt to download a kernel interface for your kernel f
rom the NVIDIA ftp site (ftp://download.nvidia.com)? (Answer: Yes)
-> No matching precompiled kernel interface was found on the NVIDIA ftp site;
this means that the installer will need to compile a kernel interface for
-> Performing CC sanity check with CC="cc".
-> Performing CC version check with CC="cc".
ERROR: The kernel header file
not exist. The most likely reason for this is that the kernel source
files in '/lib/modules/184.108.40.206-desktop-1mnb/build' have not been
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.
any help appreciated