Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 24094
nVidia driver comp with 2.4.x kernel rawhide gives errors
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:30:43 EDT
I am posting this for a customer.
Pii 300/Intel Atlanta Motherboard/256MB/Creative Labs TNT
RH7 with all updates and rawhide kernel rpms (2.4.0-0.43.12)
STEPS TO DUPLICATE SYMPTOM
1) download .95 drivers
2) download patch to make driver work with 2.4:
3)untar the source tarball:
tar xvzf NVIDIA_kernel-0.9-5.tar.gz
4)apply the patch:
patch -p1 <~/patch-2.4.0-PR
5)make the module:
/lib/modules/2.4.0-0.43.12/video/NVdriver: unresolved symbol irq_stat
/lib/modules/2.4.0-0.43.12/video/NVdriver: insmod NVdriver failed
Any ideas? If I use virgin kernel sources from kernel.org, then this
works fine. This is something from rh kernel .rpms I'm not a C guy or I
would probably be able to fix this quickly. Any help would be appreciated
I posted this because the customer commented that this patch DOES work with the
stock kernel from kernel.org, and does NOT work with the rawhide kernel.
I found out that if you add -D__module__i686_up into the DEFINES line in
your Makefile everything compiles fine and I have been running it for two
days.....I have no idea why!
Also......NVIDIA just announced new drivers (0.96) for 2.4 and RH7 etc....
They compile and work fine.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 23946 ***