Linked by Robert C. Dowdy on Tue 8th Oct 2002 02:36 UTC
Red Hat I know what you're thinking, but don't worry. This article isn't 'Yet Another Red Hat 8.0 Review'. This article is primarily about using Red Hat 8.0 if you happen to be a newbie, but it's also about using Red Hat 8.0 if you happen to be a KDE user. Why? I happen to be a KDE user, so it makes sense I'd focus more on what I know the most about. Plus, I still remember the frustration of staring with something akin to terror at a blank command line with lots of ideas about what I'd like to do and very little knowledge of how to do it.
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RE: driver walkthrough
by Rob on Tue 8th Oct 2002 05:29 UTC

>>"i tried the driver walkthrough and the kernel wouldn't build to a binary. so that pretty mich ends it there"

Nah, one of the great things about Linux is that pretty much everything is fixable, it's just a matter of not giving up until you figure it out. :-)

Could you give the error that the build terminated with? Most likely you don't have the kernel sources / headers installed, which have to be present when building kernel modules (in this case, NVdriver).

Point to "Start Here -> System Settings -> Packages" and look under the "Development" heading. Make sure "Kernel Development" is checked, then click the "Update" button. After the kernel sources are installed, try the build again. If that doesn't help, feel free to e-mail me (since this comments section isn't for tech support) and I'll try to help.