[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#477643: nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx-source: Fails to compile with kernel 2.6.25

Peter Colberg peter at petercolberg.org
Thu Apr 24 07:39:27 UTC 2008

Package: nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx-source
Version: 96.43.05-1
Severity: important
Tags: patch


the current version of the NVIDIA 96xx legacy driver fails to compile
with kernel 2.6.25. While NVIDIA has not updated their drivers, yet,
there is a patch available[1] which fixes the issue.

Best regards,

[1] http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=110088

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (400, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.25-maia
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx-source depends on:
ii  debhelper                     6.0.12     helper programs for debian/rules
ii  dpatch                        2.0.29     patch maintenance system for Debia
ii  make                          3.81-4     The GNU version of the "make" util
ii  sed                           4.1.5-7    The GNU sed stream editor

Versions of packages nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx-source recommends:
ii  devscripts                    2.10.26    scripts to make the life of a Debi
ii  kernel-package                11.001-0.1 A utility for building Linux kerne
ii  nvidia-glx-legacy-96xx        96.43.05-1 NVIDIA binary Xorg driver (96xx le

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