[PlanetCCRMA] Re: Nvidia driver problems for the kernel

Patricio de la Cuadra pdelac@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sat Nov 16 02:02:01 2002

Hi Lawrence,
before compiling or rebuilding your NVIDIA_kernel driver, that worked fine 
for me.

> Message: 5
> From: "Lawrence Miranda (pogi)" <lawrence.miranda@up.edu.ph>
> To: planetccrma@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
> Date: 16 Nov 2002 00:33:37 +0800
> Subject: [PlanetCCRMA] Nvidia driver problems for the kernel
> I'm sorry if this topic seems irrelevant to you.
> I was able to install successfully the Planet CCRMA kernel using the 
> new CD images for Redhat 8.0. Installing packages went well using 
> apt. Then I attempted to install the Nvidia display driver by 
> untarring the source and using 'make install' as the manual states. 
> I was successful in installing such drivers when I had an updated 
> 2.4.18 kernel from RHN and an unpatched 2.4.19 kernel. The error 
> message is :
> You appear to be compiling the NVdriver kernel module with
> a compiler different from the one that was used to compile
> the running kernel. This may be perfectly fine, but there
> are cases where this can lead to unexpected behaviour and
> system crashes.
> If you know what you are doing and want to override this
> check, you can do so by setting IGNORE_CC_MISMATCH.
> In any other case, set the CC environment variable to the
> name of the compiler that was used to compile the kernel.
> *** Failed cc sanity check. Bailing out! ***
> make: *** [gcc-check] Error 1
> + exit 0
> Thanks in advance.
> Lawrence Miranda  

Patricio de la Cuadra
Center for Computer Research
in Music and Acoustics CCRMA