Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 34272
problem with /proc dir
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:32:29 EDT
nvidia kernel driver has been unable to open an entry in /proc dir wiht
rawhide kernel. But it work with linux-2.4.2-ac20. I think this problem
lies in your kernel.
The problem lies in the fact that the nvidia driver is not opensource and we are
to modify it to fix bugs or make it work with our kernel.
what is diffret betwen your kernel and vanila linux 2.4.2-ac20 kernel?
It work with every vanila kernel I have used since linux 2.4.2 through linux
2.4.3. I think it is a redhat problem that is wihtin your kernel. I'll try alsa
to see if it is a problem with alsa to.
What part of "the driver is not opensource, we are not allowed to fix it" should
I explain more?
I think it is a bug your kernel,alsa-driver-0.9.0beta3 where also unable to open
an entries in /proc, with snddevice script. I think Nvidia should give Redhat
source code for theire driver.
They won't. Believe us.
I tried the nvidia driver with our kernel about a week and a half ago; it
Talk to NVidia. You're free to give them our source code. ;)
We put a fix in for the ALSA driver. I don't know (and don't care) if it fixes