Bug#926765: nvidia-legacy-390xx-kernel-dkms not installable

Andreas Kloeckner inform at tiker.net
Wed Apr 10 08:43:05 BST 2019

Andreas Beckmann <anbe at debian.org> writes:

> On 2019-04-10 07:48, Andreas Kloeckner wrote:
>> When attempting to install nvidia-legacy-390xx-kernel-dkms, I encounter a
>> dependency on nvidia-legacy-390xx-kernel-support--v1, which in turn
>> depends on nvidia-legacy-390xx-alternative--kmod-alias, which aptitude
>> and p.d.o report as unavailable:
>> https://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=nvidia-legacy-390xx-alternative--kmod-alias&searchon=names&suite=all&section=all
> Which is a virtual package provided by nvidia-legacy-390xx-alternative.
> Do you have contrib enabled?

Yes, as far as I know:

deb [arch=i386,amd64] https://deb.debian.org/debian jessie main contrib non-free
deb [arch=i386,amd64] https://deb.debian.org/debian testing main contrib non-free
deb [arch=i386,amd64] https://deb.debian.org/debian sid main contrib non-free
deb [arch=i386,amd64] https://deb.debian.org/debian experimental main contrib non-free

> Do you have an error message?

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 nvidia-legacy-390xx-kernel-dkms : Depends: nvidia-legacy-390xx-kernel-support--v1
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Also, aptitude says "UNAVAILABLE" when I hover over that package. Note
that I have an amd64 system, and the i386 version appears to be

Thanks for your help so far!
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