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Re: Unable to build NVIDIA kernel module

On Sun, 8 Oct 2006, Ian Lists. Marks wrote:

Has anyone been able to build the latest stable NVIDIA driver in the last couple kernel updates on Core6 pre?  Everything was working great until kernel-2.6.18-1.2741 I believe.  I tried upgrading to kernel-2.6.18-1.2747 and am having the same problem.  Below is the error in the nvidia-installer.log file I am seeing.

  include/asm/io.h: In function ÿÿcheck_signatureÿÿ:
  include/asm/io.h:245: warning: wrong type argument to increment
  make[4]: *** [/tmp/selfgz3357/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8774-pkg1/usr/src/nv/nv.o
  ] Error 1
  make[3]: *** [_module_/tmp/selfgz3357/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8774-pkg1/usr/src
  /nv] Error 2
  make[2]: *** [modules] Error 2
  nvidia.ko failed to build!
  make[1]: *** [mdl] 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.

I am getting the same error building for x86_64. It is compalining about config.h being missing. (I don't have the exact message on hand as my laptop is at home.)

This needs to be posted on the forums at nvidia.com, if it has not already.

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