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Old 09-10-03, 12:49 PM   #1
freelsjd
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Default 2.6.0-test5 kernel and 4496 patched driver install problems

I am running the 2.6.0-test5 kernel. I am trying to use the driver patches from
http://www.minion.de/nvidia.html and receive link error messages:

make install
make[1]: Entering directory `/sources/linux-2.6.0-test5'
make[2]: `arch/i386/kernel/asm-offsets.s' is up to date.
CHK include/asm-i386/asm_offsets.h
*** Warning: Overriding SUBDIRS on the command line can cause
*** inconsistencies
echo \#define NV_COMPILER \"`gcc -v 2>&1 | tail -n 1`\" > /commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/nv_compiler.h
CC [M] /commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/nv.o
/commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/nv.c: In function `nv_kern_open':
/commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/nv.c:1113: warning: implicit declaration of function `kdev_val'
CC [M] /commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/os-agp.o
CC [M] /commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/os-interface.o
CC [M] /commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/os-registry.o
LD [M] /commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/nvidia.o
Building modules, stage 2.
MODPOST
*** Warning: "kdev_val" [/commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/nvidia.ko] undefined!
CC /commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/nvidia.mod.o
LD [M] /commercial/nvidia/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2/usr/src/nv/nvidia.ko
make[1]: Leaving directory `/sources/linux-2.6.0-test5'
Architecture-specific modutils configuration not found, using defaults
FATAL: Error inserting nvidia (/lib/modules/2.6.0-test5/kernel/drivers/video/nvidia.o): Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)
make: *** [package-install] Error 1
fea# gcc --version
2.95.4

Any idea of the cause ?
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