Unless I remember wrongly, I did install DBD::SQLite and then tried again with geoip. It was the same result so that was when I decided to install the new SQLite from source (with help pointed by the hosting).
Edit to my previous post:
3) Then there was the config file which I didn't now I could get - thought it was only for paid users.
Should have been:
3) Then there was the license key which I didn't know I could get from Maxmind - had thought it was only for paid users.