Re: howto says up to 2.6.11 -- is this outdated?
I guess it is just outdated.
The debianized nvidia driver (1.0.8178-1) works on my AMD64
with kernel 2.6.15-1-amd64-k8 and Xorg 6.9.0 without any problems so
deb64a:~$ Xorg -version
X Window System Version 6.9.0 (Debian 6.9.0.dfsg.1-4 20060117044708
Frederik SchÃ¼ler <firstname.lastname@example.org>)
Release Date: 21 December 2005
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.9
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.15-1-amd64-k8-smp x86_64 [ELF]
Current Operating System: Linux deb64a 2.6.15-1-amd64-k8 #2 Tue Mar 7
06:53:26 UTC 2006 x86_64
Build Date: 17 January 2006
@deb64a:~$ ls /usr/src/modules/
On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 11:26:57AM -0500, email@example.com wrote:
> The Debian GNU/Linux AMD64 HOW-TO from
> says in the section "Is nvidia card supported"
> > for sarge, or using a stock kernel up to 2.6.11: go to
> > /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.6.8-11-amd64-k8 (or whatever headers you
> > installed) after you unpacked the nvidia-kernel-source tarball in
> > /usr/src and run
> > MAKEFLAGS="CC=gcc-3.4" make-kpkg --append-to-version -11-amd64-k8
> > modules_image
> > again, replace -11-amd64-k8 with the flavour of your kernel.
> Is the restriction on kernels up to 2.6.11 serious? Or is it just
> out-of-date or extra careful.
> I'm running etch with
> The X I'm trying to get up is xorg.
> By the way, the system is doing what I got it for just perfectly.
> It's the most reliable system on my net Getting X up on it would be
> the icing on the cake.
> -- hendrik
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