[PlanetCCRMA] RT Kernel cannot build nvidia driver using akmods

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sat Jul 10 10:02:47 PDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-07-10 at 11:01 -0400, Geoff King wrote:
> Hello.  
> I have tried using the FC12/CCRMA testing kernel and it
> fails to build the nvidia driver using akmods.  Note that the akmods
> works great for the FC12 kernel 2.6.32.x  . 
> Anyone know how to fix this so that nvidia driver builds with  the
> FC12/CCRMA testing kernel?

A patch was posted not long ago..., see:


Maybe it will help...
-- Fernando

> Is anyone using FC13 also using akmods to build nvidia and does it work?
> I don't mind upgrading to FC13 if I think this will work. 
> I've not tried building a custom kernel or using the nvidia website
> supplied drivers as I really want to stay with automatic akmods builds
> if possible. 
> ps. I would normally just try to use nouveau driver, but to make a long
> story short, my monitor does not give correct EDID info and I've been
> unable to get a working custom modeline with it in nouveau.  My monitor
> should run at 1920x1200 but reports 1680x1050.  I have no problems using
> the custom modelines with the nvidia driver though, plus other
> benefits.  
> Thanks, Geoff  

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