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Old 09-14-08, 04:16 AM   #5
kernelOfTruth
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Default Re: When will compatible drivers for Ubuntu 8.10 be ready

Quote:
Originally Posted by alienexplorers View Post
Still trying to get a driver to let me run 3D and GLX compliant programs. I found in past versions of Ubuntu that the 96.xx.xx driver worked best for me.
look over at forums.gentoo.org for zen-sources / zen and 96.xx something a user posted a patch for it to compile and work fine with 2.6.27

Cheers

edit:

here's the link to it:
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p...5.html#5212035

Code:
diff -Nru NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.12-pkg0.orig/usr/src/nv/nv.c NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.12-pkg0/usr/src/nv/nv.c
--- usr/src/nv/nv.c   2008-07-18 03:42:50.000000000 +0200
+++ NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.12-pkg0/usr/src/nv/nv.c   2008-08-12 00:35:45.000000000 +0200
@@ -1296,14 +1296,22 @@
             if (get_cpu() == cpu)
                 __nv_setup_pat_entries(NULL);
             else
+          #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(2, 6, 27)
+      smp_call_function(__nv_setup_pat_entries, hcpu, 1);
+      #else
                 smp_call_function(__nv_setup_pat_entries, hcpu, 1, 1);
+      #endif
             put_cpu();
             break;
         case CPU_DOWN_PREPARE:
             if (get_cpu() == cpu)
                 __nv_restore_pat_entries(NULL);
             else
+          #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(2, 6, 27)
+      smp_call_function(__nv_restore_pat_entries, hcpu, 1);
+      #else
                 smp_call_function(__nv_restore_pat_entries, hcpu, 1, 1);
+      #endif
             put_cpu();
             break;
     }
diff -Nru NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.12-pkg0.orig/usr/src/nv/nv-linux.h NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.12-pkg0/usr/src/nv/nv-linux.h
--- usr/src/nv/nv-linux.h   2008-07-18 03:42:51.000000000 +0200
+++ NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.12-pkg0/usr/src/nv/nv-linux.h   2008-08-12 00:44:27.000000000 +0200
@@ -104,7 +104,10 @@
 #endif
 
 #include <linux/spinlock.h>
+#if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(2, 6, 27)
+#else
 #include <asm/semaphore.h>
+#endif
 #include <linux/completion.h>
 #include <linux/highmem.h>
 
@@ -665,13 +668,21 @@
 #if defined(preempt_disable)
     preempt_disable();
 #endif
+    #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(2, 6, 27)
+    ret = smp_call_function(func, info, 1);
+    #else
     ret = smp_call_function(func, info, 1, 1);
+    #endif
     func(info);
 #if defined(preempt_enable)
     preempt_enable();
 #endif
 #else
+    #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(2, 6, 27)
+    ret = on_each_cpu(func, info, 1);
+    #else
     ret = on_each_cpu(func, info, 1, 1);
+    #endif
 #endif
     return ret;
 }
diff -Nru NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.12-pkg0.orig/usr/src/nv/os-interface.c NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.12-pkg0/usr/src/nv/os-interface.c
--- usr/src/nv/os-interface.c   2008-07-18 03:42:50.000000000 +0200
+++ NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.12-pkg0/usr/src/nv/os-interface.c   2008-08-12 00:48:07.000000000 +0200
@@ -48,7 +48,11 @@
 #endif
     local_bh_disable();
     atomic_set(&os_smp_barrier, 1);
+    #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(2, 6, 27)
+    ret = smp_call_function(ipi_handler, NULL, 0);
+    #else
     ret = smp_call_function(ipi_handler, NULL, 1, 0);
+    #endif
 #endif
     return (ret == 0) ? RM_OK : RM_ERROR;
 }
@@ -704,7 +708,9 @@
     U032 sig
 )
 {
+    #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE <= KERNEL_VERSION(2, 6, 26)
     return kill_proc(pid, sig, 1) ? RM_ERR_OPERATING_SYSTEM : RM_OK;
+    #endif
 }
 
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