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Re: nvidia module and 2.6.16 kernel problem

H.S. wrote:
I have installed the new 2.6.16 kernel on two machines running Debian
Sid and tried to install nvidia module. On both machines, the module
compilation (using module-assistant) fails with some error messages
(IIRC there was some error about rlim structure not being defined).

Searching google has hinted that there is a patch for nvidia package
from Nvidia. I was wondering if a Debian nvidia package is forthcoming
that fixes this problem.


Like stated, it depends on how and what you are trying to install.
I install the nVidia driver:
directly on 2.6.16-ck1 and found this patch:
which refers to:
and if you apply that to the extracted file it applies and the driver then compiles.


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