Bug#919647: CUDA 9.2.148 depends on driver version 396.37 or higher

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Fri Jan 18 09:45:14 GMT 2019

On 2019-01-18 10:19, Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
> Package: nvidia-cuda-dev
> Version: 9.2.148-5
> Severity: important

> it is currently impossible to do any CUDA development and deployment in
> (a fresh install of) Debian testing and unstable, due to an
> incompatibility between the available CUDA toolkit version and the
> available NVIDIA driver versions.

It was intentional relax the driver dependency in order to perform the
CUDA 9.2 transition in time for the transition freeze.
Please use the drivers from experimental for CUDA.
I don't want to upload a new driver version to unstable before I got the
driver in stretch updated to the well tested 390.xx series in sid.


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