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Re: when will nvidai-glx and nvidia-kernel-source hit etch? {Scanned}

On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 18:39 +0100, Lubos Vrbka wrote:
> hi,
> > Do  'apt-get install nvidia-kernel-source nvidia-kernel-common', then
> > run module assistant (m-a) as already suggest on this list.
> > I've done it several times, and it worked.
> i tried to run m-a but the compilation ended with an error - it 
> complained that debian kernel (2.6.16-2-amd64-generic) contained riva 
> support that would conflict with nvidia driver. is this something known? 
> i had to recompile another kernel and make sure that riva support is 
> disabled...
> > You will also want to install nvidia-glx after running module assistant.
> but nvidia-glx is not available in etch. i had to use unstable version 
> when installing amd64 etch desktop.
> any hints? what am i doing wrong?

This is caused by a stupid packaging error that remains to be fixed

Type "cat /proc/version" and ensure that you have the correct version of
GCC installed - i.e. if your kernel is compiled with "GCC 4.1.1" then
install the "gcc-4.1" package

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