[PATCH] Fixes for the new Nvidia driver 352.21

Luca Boccassi luca.boccassi at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 22:57:20 UTC 2015

On 21 July 2015 at 16:59, Vincent Cheng <vcheng at debian.org> wrote:
> 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.
> Regards,
> Vincent
> [1] https://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-nvidia/

Hello Vincent,

Would love to join the team and help, thank you very much!

Andreas and Russ [CC'ed], in case you agree, I've submitted a request
on Alioth with my guest account. [1]

Kind regards,
Luca Boccassi

[1] https://alioth.debian.org/users/luca.boccassi-guest/

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