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Bug 62169 - Cannot load nvidia kernel module on kernel-2.4.18-0.4bigmem
Cannot load nvidia kernel module on kernel-2.4.18-0.4bigmem
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-03-27 23:16 EST by Rob Hughes
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-27 23:16:43 EST
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Description Rob Hughes 2002-03-27 23:16:39 EST
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Description of problem:
Attempting to build the nvidia kernel module on kernel 2.4.18-0.4bigmem results
in errors indicating multple unresolved symbols in module when loading, when
module is build from source rpm. Building the same module on kernel
2.4.18-0.4smp succeeds.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run rpm --rebuild NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-2802.src.rpm
2.run rpm --ivh /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-2802.i386.rpm

Actual Results:  Module fails to load

Expected Results:  Module loads

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Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-03-28 06:25:05 EST
While nvidia is very not supported this is a generic bug and now fixed.

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