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

Giuseppe Bilotta giuseppe.bilotta at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 10:41:28 GMT 2019

On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 10:45 AM Andreas Beckmann <anbe at debian.org> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks for the reply. So I assume you expect to be able to complete
the upgrade of stretch to 390.xx and the subsequent migration of
410.xx to testing and unstable before the hard freeze? Otherwise, I'm
a bit worried that with this early transition we'll end up having an
unusable CUDA in buster.

Best regards,


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