Re: Nvidia drivers from sid on squeeze
On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 15:58:42 +1200, Aidan Gauland wrote:
> Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> You better try with nvidia own drivers to avoid messing with
> Yes, I think I'll go that route. Bit of a problem, though: the Nvidia
> installer warns me that
> "The compiler used to compile the kernel (gcc 4.3) does not exactly
> match the current compiler (gcc 4.4). The Linux 2.6 kernel module
> loader rejects kernel modules built with a version of gcc that does not
> exactly match that of the compiler used to build the running kernel."
That's a known problem, as others have pointed out. It is also documented
at nvidia's README, section "Compiling the NVIDIA kernel module gives
> Why on Earth is the squeeze kernel image not built with the version
> squeeze version of gcc? http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/gcc
Dunno, but maybe that's one of the reasons there are many versions
available for gcc in the repos.