init problem with Intrepid

Thomas Kaiser ubuntu at kaiser-linux.li
Thu Oct 30 16:57:41 GMT 2008


Karl Larsen wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Nils Kassube wrote:
>>   
>>> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>   
>>>     
>>>>     I have d/l the 173 bash file from nvidia onto Intrepid but for some
>>>> reason there is no way I can find to be clear out of X-Windows. I tried
>>>> Ctrl-Alt-F1 but the nvidia file complained that X was still running.
>>>>     
>>>>       
>>> Ctrl-Alt-F1 is only the first step necessary. Then login and type the 
>>> command
>>>
>>> sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop
>>>
>>> to stop gdm and X. Then setup your Nvidia driver with
>>>
>>> sudo sh NVIDIA-Linux*.run
>>>
>>> where you may need to replace the filename and then restart gdm:
>>>
>>> sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start
>>>
>>>
>>> Nils
>>>
>>>   
>>>     
>>     Hi Nils, and all of you for your help. I will try the method you 
>> suggest because I know how to do it :-)
>>
>>     Will report back with results. What I am trying to verify is that 
>> the problem with the nvidia GeForce 6100 might be because Intrepid does 
>> not let me, at least load the proper nvidia driver. This will become 
>> clear in a few minutes, I hope.
>>
>> Karl
>>
>>
>>   
> 
>     OK I'm done with Intrepid. I got the darn X to stop as Nil's showed 
> me how and that worked just fine. Then I ran the NVIDIA bash file and it 
> ran just as always, not finding a pre-made kernel, and the set to the 
> task of making a new module for the Intrepid normal kernel. After a 
> while it printed out:
> 
> Error: Unable to build the NVIDIA kernel module, the kernel is not proper.
> 
> Then it stopped and it said to read the error file in /var/log/ which I 
> did and it did have a big problem with the Intrepid kernel.
> 
>     I wanted to determine if the NVIDIA package called 173 would work. I 
> failed and have lost interest in Intrepid. This version has some major 
> changes to it and some I really do not like. I don't want to use a 
> operating system like that. I do really understand Hardy.
> 
> Karl
> 

I think you have to install a build environment and kernel headers, first.
In the terminal:
sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-generic

Then run the NVIDIA installer again.

Thomas




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