Re: Inserting nvidia kernel module on AMD 64 (solved)
Steffen Klemer skrev:
Am 2005.12.29 19:37 schrieb(en) Anders E. Andersen:
I have an Asus A6Q (Km) laptop with an nvidia geforce go video
adaptor. The laptop has a Turion64 CPU. I am using Debian unstable
(AMD64) installed using the Etch beta netboot installer.
I followed the instructions on creating the nvidia kernel module.
Using regular x86 distro I could install the package and do a
modprobe nvidia to load the module. Now I switched to the AMD64
distro, and the module (rebuild completely) wont install. I get
these errors in dmesg after I modprobe nvidia:
nvidia: Unknown symbol register_ioctl32_conversion
nvidia: Unknown symbol unregister_ioctl32_conversion
Acording to the amd64 info I have been able to find, this should
Are you sure you installed the amd64 version of the module-source?
With kernel-package you have to remove /usr/src/modules/nvidia and
untar /usr/src/nvidia-source... again.
And there are some known problems with the latest 2.6.15-rc kernels.
I was just about to reply to my own post, because I found out what the
problem was, with help from the maintainer.
There is a patch here there deals with this issue.
I still can't get X to start up though. It complains that it cannot find
a mode that fits the displays (the laptop lcd) hsync range. I have no
clue what that is about.