[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#540838: nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx-source: does not build with module-assistant

Julian Gilbey jdg at debian.org
Fri Aug 21 09:11:56 UTC 2009

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 11:51:11AM -0400, Stuart Freeman wrote:
> Running 'm-a a-i nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx' fails.
> [...]
> IGNORE_CC_MISMATCH=1 CC="gcc-4.3"  /usr/bin/make -C /usr/src/modules/nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx/nv -f Makefile SYSSRC=/lib/modules/2.6.30-1-686/build   KBUILD_PARAMS="-C /lib/modules/2.6.30-1-686/build SUBDIRS=/usr/src/modules/nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx/nv" module;

I had the same problem; see http://bugs.debian.org/534867 where the
kernel maintainer says:

> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 01:52:35AM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > > I've reopened this bug because I've just been stung by it myself.  The
> > > issue seems to be not so much that the package I'm trying to build
> > > (nvidia graphics module, see http://bugs.debian.org/510961) is using
> > > references to linux/* rather than asm/*, but rather that it doesn't
> > > know about the linux-headers-*-common directory.
> It doesn't need to. However it _must_ use Kbuild to get the correct
> include paths.

So that's apparently what needs to happen....


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