[ATrpms-users] Trouble finding nvidia 7676 packages for 2.6.16-1.2069_FC4 kernel
jeff3140 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 16 16:47:34 CEST 2006
On 4/15/06, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 15, 2006 at 09:34:37PM -0400, Jeff wrote:
> > yum, apt and smart left me with a 2.6.16-1.2069_FC4 kernel installed
> > but no nvidia drivers. I can't seem to locate the matching drivers for
> > this kernel. Do I need to switch to a kernel listed on atrpms or
> > should I be able to do this?
> 2.6.16-1.2069_FC4 is generally supported by ATrpms. But the 7676
> driver is not properly building on 2.6.16. See the archive of this
> list or the nvidia forums for more details.
> > I'm building a kernel so I can build the driver but I was trying to
> > stick with what's available to make subequent upgrades easier (this
> > one is going on a week now).
> Unfortunately nvidia is not supporting the old drivers for newer
> kernels. There are a couple of unofficial patches floating around, but
> none of them fix all issues. :/
> Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Are the config files used to compile the various kernels
(eg. 2.6.16-1.2069_FC4smp) available somewhere? I'm have
lots of troubles with ivtv and lirc and I want to build them
myself to aid in debugging.
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