[PlanetCCRMA] Need help getting realtime kernel working with Fedora 8 and nvidia

Juan I Reyes juanig at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Jun 25 15:31:43 PDT 2008

Thanks a lot for the patch Matt!. 

Couple of weeks ago I built 173.14.05-2.fc8  for CCRMA RT Kernel 
 rpmbuild -ba --define "kernels $(uname -r)" --target i686 \

No trouble at all. I have not tried Fernandos's newest Kernel yet but I
will install it now and I'll keep you posted.

  --* Juan

On Wed, 2008-06-25 at 16:23 -0400, Matt Barber wrote:
> FYI,
> I don't know if this has been brought up here, but you may have
> trouble compiling the nvidia kmod (version 173.14.09-2) against some
> newer rt kernels (e.g.  The nvidia
> drivers use some structs and functions which have been relegated to
> "compat" status in RT kernels.  You can apply the following patch in
> the build process to get it to work, but I don't know if it's safe to
> use the semaphore stuff anymore -- it would be good to hear about this
> from someone who knows the kernel better (at any rate it's needed for
> the nvidia drivers):

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