[PATCH] Fixes for the new Nvidia driver 352.21

Vincent Cheng vcheng at debian.org
Tue Jul 21 15:59:20 UTC 2015

Hi Luca,

On Sat, Jul 4, 2015 at 6:31 AM, Luca Boccassi <luca.boccassi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Maintainer(s),
> I am attaching a few patches, svn-diff'ed from top of the "346" SVN
> development branch, revision 5355 (head), of the nvidia-graphics-drivers
> repo. These fixes are needed in order to package the new 352.21 driver,
> released recently by Nvidia. I built both x86_64 and i386 packages, and
> I tested with a GTX 780, with both 4.0 and 3.16 kernel versions on
> Jessie x86_64. I did not try to build the armhf packages. I found no
> issues, everything seemed to work smoothly.
> The patches fix the following:
> - New IDs added to nv-readme.ids
> - pci.ids and monitoring.conf are no longer shipped by Nvidia
> - Refreshed the Quilt patches
> - Added new symbols
> - Conftest.sh looks for new functions: list_cut_position, phys_to_dma,
> get_dma_ops, and new structs: dma_ops, noncoherent_swiotlb_dma_ops,
> backing_dev_info. The DMA functions are arch-specific, so I did my best
> to try and support x86, ARM, ARM64 and PPC (ARM64 and PPC in case it can
> be useful in the future, since I read some interest on this mailing list
> about adding support for those 2 archs). I believe the versions should
> be correct, but please note that I only built the x86 packages.
> Feel free to cherry-pick individual fixes from the diffs.
> I hope this can be useful!

Thanks for the patches! They were definitely useful. :)

Have you considered joining the pkg-nvidia team on Alioth [1]? I don't
have admin privileges to approve you myself unfortunately, but you can
probably give Russ/Andreas a ping. You may find it more convenient to
work directly with the team's svn repo, rather than submitting patches
via the list.


[1] https://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-nvidia/

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