[pkg-nvidia-devel] UPDATE: compilation of nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx-source on 2.6.25-2-486 errors

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Thu May 22 13:51:39 UTC 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 12:02:53PM +0200, Norbert Breun wrote:
> Hi Randall,
> found a patch here:
> 	http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=110088
> Followed the instructions and was able to build at least a module that
> loaded. However kdm did not start and gave me a black and stale display.
> My workaround is dirty but works. I installed a self compiled
> nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx-2.6.25-2-486_96.43.05-1_i386.deb
> without the applied patch and replaced the nvidia.ko with the patched
> one. Now kdm started successfully.
> I prefer to have a patched *deb package. Poorly I have no idea how to
> create it, how to add the patch to the nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx-source
> package.

I would think the CONFIG_XEN problem would still be there to work

> Just for your information. Please let me know any solution.

I will have a look at the legacy packages and try to make patches for
those as well.  The 169.12 driver now has all the required patches to
make it work.

Len Sorensen

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