Fred A. Miller fmiller at lightlink.com
Tue Apr 6 23:01:34 UTC 2010

On 04/06/2010 12:14 PM, Sundar Nagarajan wrote:
> Fred A. Miller wrote:
>> On 04/05/2010 08:01 AM, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> On 04/04/2010 08:41 PM, Fred A. Miller wrote:
>>>> As a followup on nVidia problems, I finally was able to get to a
>>>> terminal without X being loaded and ran the nVidia installer. It won't
>>>> compile the module because of a compiler difference. I'm using Ubuntu
>>>> 10.04 beta 1 and the video is a GeForce 6150 LE.
>>>> Any help would be appreciated.
>>>> Fred
>>>      Not help, but I too discovered early that Ubuntu 10.04 has both C
>>> and C++ different than any other of the earlier Ubuntu versions. I had
>>> to change all of my source codes to the other type. Not hard but a
>>> pain. Your problem may not have a solution! Now you know the problem
>>> at least.
>> Thanks, Karl. This makes sense from the error I rec'd when I tried to
>> compile it. I guess I'll have to wait till they fix it. 'Wonder if
>> they've fixed the ATI problems so many were having. 10.04 really needs
>> to be "perfect" before it releases. Until recently, I only used
>> SuSE....for YEARS, and remember more than 1 release that NEVER should
>> have gone "gold" when it did!!
>> Fred
> Fred,
> with a geForce 6150, you should be able to download a previous version
> of the nvidia driver and use that. What has probably happened is that
> the newer (read: newest) nvidia driver may be aligned with the latest
> kernel version (not what Ubuntu 10.04 ships) that has a different ABI.
> I am not SURE this is the problem, but it sounds possible / likely.

'Possible. Is that why neither choice of driver in the "hardware" 
utility (173 & 185) will work either?


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