Re: an update to testing broke my nvidia driver (from nvidia-installer)
On 8/3/05, Brice Méalier <email@example.com> wrote:
> I upgraded today from sarge to testing and all went well!
> But I found afterwards my graphics a bit slow and then I decided to
> reinstall the last nvidia driver from the source as I do usually.
> It refused to build! telling that the kernel-headers package has not
> been found! So I must admit that I run my own kernel (126.96.36.199 compiled
> the debian way under sarge).
> Could the fact that this kernel has been build under sarge responsible
> for the impossibility of building the nvidia driver? or what can be the
> matter and how can I solve that issue??
I don't think the kernel build process has changed that much yet. Try this:
apt-get (or aptitude) install module-assistant nvidia-glx
m-a a-i -k /usr/src/your-kernel-source nvidia-kernel