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Re: an update to testing broke my nvidia driver (from nvidia-installer)

On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 02:46:57PM -0400, Bryan Donlan wrote :
> On 8/3/05, Brice Méalier <mealier_brice@yahoo.fr> wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > 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 ( 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 prepare
> m-a a-i -k /usr/src/your-kernel-source nvidia-kernel

I definitively think that the version of the nvidia driver in debian is
outdated! therefore I use the lastest nvidia driver. BTW I solved this
issue by rebuilding a kernel! this time it installed without any


Brice Méalier
Linux user nb. 372699
Debian testing
"Unix IS user friendly, it is just selective about who his friends are"

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