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Re: [SLE] NVIDIA drivers (again!) and unresolved symbols
On Thursday 31 May 2001 07:54 am, Mark Hounschell wrote:
> Ben Rosenburg wrote:
> > > Solution:
> > >
> > > 1. Get kernel 2.4.4's RPM /pub/people/mantel/next/RPM
> > > A. Install this.
> > > 2. Get kernel 2.4.4's tar.gz /pub/people/mantel/next
> > > 3. Unzip the tar.gz kernel src in /usr/src and replace the link so that
> > > it points to the new src.
> > > 4. Get the tar.gz files of the nVidia driver and GLX.
> > > 5. mv them to /usr/src and untar them.
> > > 6. cd into the kernel module directory and make the module
> > > 7. Do the make install for the GLX.
> > > 8. Search the archives for the modified switch2nv_glx and use this.
> > > 9. It will work. I have NO problems ..with or without KDM.
> > >
> > > Unresolved symbols stem from a mismatch of src. If you don't have the
> > > same src that your compiling the module against as your running kernel
> > > is using..then the module will be hella fucked up and won't work. These
> > > drivers work. The kernel works. Doing it right makes it work.
> >
> > The unresolved symbols problem has been fixed. Read the thread closer.
> > We are
> > now only having problems with the use of a cleanly built/installed
> > driver. Your
> > solution will do nothing to fix this other problem that we are having
> > with it.
> > Although I've been meaning to try that particular kernel for other
> > reasons.
> > We'll see. But our problem now is not an unresolved symbol problem. It's
> > something
> > else that appears just to be the driver it's self.
>
> Well I've tried mantels kernel and all and it does not make any
> differenc.
> I can live with these issues myself. As long as my 3d works and my
> machine
> doesn't hang I can live with it.
>
> Regards
> Mark

I've done a ton of updates to 7.1 Pro to get to where 7.2 will be when it's
released... so hopefully when 7.2 comes out, it will be more "solid" than
7.1+updates.

*fingers crossed*
-Steven

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