[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#476504: Bug#476504: Bug#476504: No way to compile NVIDIA with 2.6.25-2-686 kernel

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Mon May 26 20:23:27 UTC 2008

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 11:25:35AM +0300, Ruslan Tarasov wrote:
> I had the same problem you have with 686 image. Actually there are two problems.
> 1. nvidia-kernel-source 169.12 is not compatible with kernel 2.6.25.
> 2. nvidia-kernel-source 169.12 is not compatible with XEN enabled kernels.
> So, you need to do the following to compile and install your kernel.
> 1. Install nvidia-kernel-source as usual (apt-get install nvidia-kernel-source).
> 2. Patch it as described above with diff from
> http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=110088 to resolve
> first problem.
> 3. Edit "/usr/src/modules/nvidia-kernel/nv/nv-linux.h" and add "#undef
> CONFIG_XEN" just above first "#ifdef CONFIG_XEN" line. Sorry, I am too
> lazy to prepare diff for you.
> 4. Compile and install module by using "make module" and "make install".
> This, for sure, is workaround, but it works perfectly.

169.12-2 package has fixed all this.

Len Sorensen

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