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Old 10-22-10, 06:29 AM   #1
eskuai
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Default fedora 14 + nvidia lastest driver

Hello,

I got the following message installing lastest drivers into fedora 14


WARNING: could not find /tmp/selfgz1329/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-260.19.12/kernel/.n
v-kernel.o.cmd for /tmp/selfgz1329/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-260.19.12/kernel/nv-kern
el.o
FATAL: modpost: GPL-incompatible module nvidia.ko uses GPL-only symbol 'debu
g_lockdep_rcu_enabled'
make[4]: *** [__modpost] Error 1
make[3]: *** [modules] Error 2
make[2]: *** [sub-make] Error 2
NVIDIA: left KBUILD.
nvidia.ko failed to build!
make[1]: *** [module] Error 1
make: *** [module] Error 2
-> Error.
ERROR: Unable to build the NVIDIA kernel module.
ERROR: Installation has failed. Please see the file
'/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' for details. You may find suggestions
on fixing installation problems in the README available on the Linux
driver download page at www.nvidia.com.


what is about " GPL-incompatible module nvidia.ko uses GPL-only " ??

Thank you
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Old 10-22-10, 07:29 AM   #2
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Default Re: fedora 14 + nvidia lastest driver

What kernel do you use?
It looks like the kernel still has some debug options enabled that are GPL-only.
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Old 10-22-10, 11:01 AM   #3
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Default Re: fedora 14 + nvidia lastest driver

The error is pretty self-explanatory. You need a non-debug Fedora 14 kernel, which I think are just now available since the release candidate was released yesterday.
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