Bug#724276: Re: Bug#724276: nvidia-kernel: 304.88 API mismatch

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Mon Sep 23 20:59:26 UTC 2013

On 2013-09-23 18:05, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Kislauskas Nerijus <nerijus.kislauskas at ktu.lt> writes:
>> ii  nvidia-kernel-3.10-2-amd64               304.88+22+7+3.10.5-1
>> amd64        NVIDIA binary kernel module for Linux 3.10-2-amd64
> You have an old kernel module installed.  You need to either install the
> -dkms package so that the kernel module is automatically upgraded when you
> upgrade the kernel, or you'll need to wait for the binary module builds to
> be available.

> Versions of packages nvidia-kernel-3.10-2-amd64 is related to:
> pn  nvidia-driver                                              <none>
> pn  nvidia-kernel-dkms                                         <none>
> pn  nvidia-kernel-source                                       <none>

You should install the nvidia-driver metapackage to ensure the full
nvidia package stack is installed - this includes a hard Depends on a
kernel module, while picking individual packages only Recommends the
kernel module (as there are use cases that get the kernel module
elsewhere, e.g. chroots).


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