Bug#826712: [nvidia-legacy-304xx-kernel-dkms] Does not build for kernel 4.6.0-1, -rt (also 4.4.0-1-rt)

Luca Boccassi luca.boccassi at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 09:46:25 UTC 2016

Control: tags -1 pending

On Wed, 2016-06-08 at 11:41 +0300, David Baron wrote:
> Package: nvidia-legacy-304xx-kernel-dkms
> Version: 304.131-4
> Severity: normal
> --- Please enter the report below this line. ---
> Newly installed kernels and  headers 4.6.0-1 and 4.6.0-1-rt, the driver did 
> not build.
> Including error log: /var/lib/dkms/nvidia-legacy-304xx/304.131/build/make.log
> Notes.
> 1. Had this problem previously, corrected in newer kernel updates for version.

The updates to fix the build in 4.6 are in the SVN repo pending uploads
to unstable.

> 2. The 4.4.0-1-rt version did not build. May assume log was similar. Do not 
> have the old ones.

If memory serves, I think we already discussed supporting -rt and
decided not to, due to the need for massive and very invasive changes
and patches that would be needed. Unfortunately the time and resources
we have is limited so we have to pick our battles.

Kind regards,
Luca Boccassi
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