Bug 122862 - NVidia driver compile fails on kernel 2.6.5-1.356 on x86-64
NVidia driver compile fails on kernel 2.6.5-1.356 on x86-64
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 73733
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-05-09 10:45 EDT by Joerg Skottke
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:03:09 EST
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Description Joerg Skottke 2004-05-09 10:45:31 EDT
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Description of problem:
NVidia compile log (using NVidia AMD64 package)

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> License accepted.
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel;
would you li
   ke the installer to attempt to download a kernel interface for your
kernel f
   rom the NVIDIA ftp site (ftp://download.nvidia.com)? (Answer: No)
-> No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel;
this means
   that the installer will need to compile a new kernel interface.
ERROR: The kernel header file
does not
       exist.  The most likely reason for this is that the kernel
header files
       in '/lib/modules/2.6.5-1.356/build/include' have not been
ERROR: Installation has failed.  Please see the file
       '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' for details.  You may find
       on fixing installation problems in the README available on the
       driver download page at www.nvidia.com.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-source 2.6.5-1.356

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Instal FC2 Test 3
2. Dwonload current AMD-64 driver from NVidia
3. Compile

Actual Results:  Error / compile fails

Expected Results:  Working kernel module

Additional info:
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2004-05-09 14:23:36 EDT
bugs in the binary only nvidia kernel module should go to nvidia instead.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 73733 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:03:09 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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