[PlanetCCRMA] Nvidia on kernel-rt?

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Mar 2 10:33:07 PST 2010

On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 22:04 -0500, Peter Kirn wrote:
> Right, but guys, this misses the point:
> If you use akmod, you don't have to do that. Period. So long as the
> headers are installed, *theoretically* the driver will build itself.
> And it'll do that from NVIDIA's drivers; see the instructions I
> originally posted.
> So far, I've had just one bump, which is that for some reason the most
> reason rt planetccrma build that got pushed out doesn't work.

Hmmm, which one is that? It may be that it has enough nouveau support
that that is what gets loaded on boot and then the nvidia module can't
load. If that is the case you have to blacklist the nouveau(sp?)

-- Fernando

> The nvidia module gets built, but it's not loading; there's some other
> issue.
> Anyway, you should set Fedora to keep a few kernels in your boot menu
> so you can easily revert in case of trouble. No big deal. (Actually, I
> say that, and off the top of my head I don't recall how to make sure
> grub and the kernel install do this, if anyone else remembers... I can
> look this up and make a little guide, though.)
> This won't help with MythTV, because it doesn't have akmod support. ;)
> On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 9:55 PM, Al Thompson <biggles58 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > Paul Schmidt wrote:
> >> I usually install the nVidia driver that I download from the nVidia web
> >> site. The only downside to this is that you need to re-install if you
> >> upgrade the kernel. It's not very hard to do. A lesson that I learned
> >> from using MythTV: Once you have everything working, DO NOT
> >> UPGRADE/UPDATE ANYTHING. If it ain't broke, don't fix it!
> >>
> >
> > Heck, I learned THAT lesson from using Windows!!  Of course, I was
> > reminded of that even with Linux after FINALLY getting my Wifi card
> > working AND reliable audio (without an RT kernel) using the same
> > configuration.  It's the main reason I'm still using FC 7.  It works
> > really well, and I just know that an upgrade is going to cause more
> > problems than it's worth.
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> >
> > Check out the website I've been cobbling together.  It will never be done, but it's a start:
> > http://lateralforce.no-ip.org
> >
> >
> > My blog, with commentary on a variety of things, including audio, mixing, equipment, etc, is at:
> > http://audioandmore.wordpress.com
> >

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