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Re: [opensuse-factory] Nvidia driver 384.98 + latest kernel 4.14.9-1 in TW
On 03/01/18 19:42, Dave Plater wrote:

On 02/01/2018 10:35, Basil Chupin wrote:
On 31/12/17 23:00, Markus Koßmann wrote:
Am Sonntag, 31. Dezember 2017, 20:10:07 schrieb Basil Chupin:
On 31/12/17 17:40, Markus Ko�mann wrote:
Am Sonntag, 31. Dezember 2017, 08:14:51 schrieb Dave Plater:
The above "---" and "---" lines show patch where to find the file to
patch, it seems your working directory is /data/Nvidia-384.98 so
if you
delete the "nvidia-384-orig/" and "nvidia-384/" parts from the:
"--- nvidia-384-orig/nvidia-uvm/uvm8_va_block.c" and
"+++ nvidia-384/nvidia-uvm/uvm8_va_block.c" parts in patch then it
should apply, with a bit of luck.
Another option would be to unpack the NVidia blob first with --extract-only
Then apply the patch and run nvidia-installer ( in the directory
with the
unpacked files)
This was the first patch version I ran before posting my "I give up!"
message. Got the same error msg as I mentioned earlier.

As the patch just adds three three lines to uvm8_va_block.c you can
"apply" the patch by editing that file manually.  Just add the three
behind the plus signs ( without the plus signs ) to  uvm8_va_block.c
after the
block with the other #includes.

Good advice -- did that and the Nvidia 384.98 then compiled :-).
Thank you.

@ Dave: sorry, Dave, but that rewrite of the patch still does not
'work', but your help is greatly appreciated.


You could have created the patch by using "diff -u
unedited-uvm8_va_block.c uvm8_va_block.c > nvidiapatch.patch", just
trying to explain what a patch is.
Dave P

Thank you, Dave, I'll put this into my 'little black book' and apply it
(as part of my learning curve re patches; my latest quest is to get the
wording right to get '' to compress the files into a *.run
file after a patch is applied).


Always be nice to people on your way up -- you'll see
the same people on your way down.

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