[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#500285: no patch necessary for building against 2.6.27

Sven Joachim svenjoac at gmx.de
Sun Oct 12 13:22:11 UTC 2008

On 2008-10-12 12:51 +0200, Clemens Buchacher wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 02:03:34PM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> the nvidia kernel module 173.14.09-5 built fine against the just
>> released kernel 2.6.27.
> Does this include any patches I'm not aware of? 173.14.09-5 contains the
> file nv-linux.h, which includes asm/semaphore.h. This file does not exist
> since 2.6.27-rc1. So I don't see how it can possibly build against 2.6.27.

Indeed, it doesn't build correctly.  But I didn't notice that, because
the nvidia-kernel-source package hides the problem by ignoring make
errors and reusing a previously built nvidia.ko for the
nvidia-kernel-2.6.* package.  I'll file a separate bug report for that.


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