nvidia driver kernel 2.6.9 667

Kim Lux lux at diesel-research.com
Fri Nov 5 22:23:34 UTC 2004


Thanks.

I'll test this on the weekend.

Where did you get source from ?


On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 17:06 -0500, Patrick Ryan Vinson wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 14:59 -0700, Brian Callahan wrote:
> > Can't build or load nvidia video driver under 667
> > 
> > used an nvidia patch from
> > http://ngc891.blogdns.net/index.php?2004/09/21/3-patched-nvidia-drivers
> > 
> > but still can't load the driver
> > 
> > 
> > errors:
> > # dmesg
> > nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints kernel.
> > nvidia: Unknown symbol __VMALLOC_RESERVE
> > nvidia: Unknown symbol __VMALLOC_RESERVE
> > 
> > works fine under 2.6.8-541
> > 
> > BC
> > 
> 
> not sure about that patch but all I did was add
> 
> unsigned int __VMALLOC_RESERVE = 128 << 20;
> 
> right after:
> 
> #ifdef MODULE_ALIAS_CHARDEV_MAJOR
> MODULE_ALIAS_CHARDEV_MAJOR(NV_MAJOR_DEVICE_NUMBER);
> #endif
> 
> in the nv.c file and ran the installer.  Worked perfectly
> fine after that.  I am currently running the *-667 kernel.
> Are you making sure your xorg.conf file is setup properly?
> 
-- 
Kim Lux (Mr.)  Diesel Research Inc




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