ok i just installed BT3 and was geting things set up. i had just loaded my Zd1211 firmware, installed some updates using fasttrack but other than that the system is not modified. its a HD install by the way.
i downloaded NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.07-pkg1.run from the Nvidia site, loged out of Kde, and tried to install. got a weird error saying cant find the kernel source tree or something. here is the log file.
Code:nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' creation time: Tue Jan 15 22:29:42 2008 option status: 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 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 : /tmp ftp mirror : ftp://download.nvidia.com RPM file list : (not specified) Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface -> License accepted. -> 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 your kernel. -> Performing CC sanity check with CC="cc". -> Performing CC version check with CC="cc". ERROR: Unable to find the kernel source tree for the currently running kernel. Please make sure you have installed the kernel source files for your kernel and that they are properly configured; on Red Hat Linux systems, for example, be sure you have the 'kernel-source' or 'kernel-devel' RPM installed. If you know the correct kernel source files are installed, you may specify the kernel source path with the '--kernel-source-path' command line option. 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.