[PlanetCCRMA] Nvidia Driver with fc12 Testing Kernel

stuff stuff at johnadon.com
Sun Jun 20 10:40:44 PDT 2010

Thanks! Will try this this afternoon.

2010-06-20 11:11, S C Rigler skrev:
> I found this patch somewhere in the Nvidia forums.  You'll need to
> extract the driver (use the "-x" switch) in order to apply it. Cd to the
> top level of the driver directory and do patch -p1 < nvidia_33_rt.patch.
> It will probably ask you which file to apply the patch to. If you're
> installing the latest version of the driver then apply it to
> kernel/nv-linux.h. I believe older versions of the driver will need the
> patch applied to usr/src/nv/nv-linux.h.
> --Steve
> On Sat, 19 Jun 2010 23:46:12 -0500, stuff <stuff at johnadon.com> wrote:
>> Hello, All-
>> I've been unable to compile the kernel module for my NVIDIA graphics
>> adapter against the kernel in the testing repo
>> (2.6.33-1.rt7.1.fc12.ccrma.x86_64.rt). It appears to fail when the
>> nvidia nv.c looks for "next" in one of the kernel source files.
>> NV_Linux_State-t has no member named "next". The kernel module compiles
>> fine with any other kernel I've tried.
>> I've been wanting to try the testing kernel for quite awhile because I
>> have numerous ardour crashes (especially after recording and then
>> ctl-scrolling) and kernel errors, as well, although those don't really
>> seem to relate to jack/ardour/etc since they just happen randomly. I'd
>> like to see if the issue might be fixed in the testing repo version, but
>> I can't currently compile the proprietary nvidia kernel module against
>> the testing repo source. I've tried just about everything else, e.g.
>> checking keybinding conflicts with window manager, etc., to correct the
>> ardour crashes without success, even when in a stripped down fluxbox
>> environment. The kernel errors don't really appear to have any effect on
>> anything I do anywhere so I'm considering them benign. I'm more
>> interested in fixing the problems in ardour. Losing a recorded region
>> shortly after recording is quite an annoyance to say the least. :-)
>> Does anyone have any hints or tips? Am I trying to do something that's
>> specifically denied in the source for the nvidia driver or testing
>> kernel?
>> Thanks for any info!
>> John
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