[SATLUG] nvidia tnt2 riva64

Travis Runty trunty at linuxismybff.com
Sun Mar 1 23:03:45 CST 2009


Have you tried this?  It looks promising.

On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 5:03 PM, <rsuberg at satx.rr.com> wrote:

> I just installed Ubuntu 8.10, and getting regular video resolution.  I've
> downloaded 71.86.06 NVidia drivers but when I try to install, I get a
> message:No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel;
> would you like the installer to attempt to download a kernel interface for
> your kernel from the NVIDIA ftp site (ftp://download.nvidia.com)?  I tell
> it to, but it can't find them.  It says it wants to compile new files, I say
> yes, then it fails with:
> 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.
> I find nothing that is helpful for this old of a card, and am at a loss of
> where to go next.  I did download a different driver, but it turned out to
> be a 64bit, and this proc isn't.  Any suggestions?
> I'm switching from using win2k on an old pc to actually using it with
> ubuntu, instead of just using linux as a tool to fix broken winxp machines
> for the office.
> Please, Richard
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Travis Runty

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