On Fri, May 05, 2000 at 06:44:03PM +0100, Nick Murtagh mentioned:
> yes, the drivers for redhat 6.1 smp kernel don't work with that kernel!
> you have to fix the drivers manually. this is how i did it:
>> 1) find the "unresolved symbol" in the kernel source.
> [ grep may come in handy here ].
> symbols with strange numbers at the end seem to be functions...
>> 2) include this in the makefile for the nvidia driver, or
> add a #include to one of the source files, or, as i had to
> do, add your own source file to the makefile, containing
> whatever bits nvidia forgot to include :)
>> this is a real pain in the ass, but it should work.
> i used the same method to get my sb live working on an smp
> kernel with a cvs version of alsa.
I got it working eventually. Alas, it's still not working. Now, when I
start X, it's gives:
Symbol __glXActiveScreens from module /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libdri.a is unresolved!
(==) NV(0): Write-combining range (0xfc000000,0x2000000)
(II) NV(0): Using XFree86 Acceleration Architecture (XAA)
Screen to screen bit blits
Solid filled rectangles
8x8 mono pattern filled rectangles
Indirect CPU to Screen color expansion
Setting up tile and stipple cache:
32 128x128 slots
32 256x256 slots
16 512x512 slots
(==) NV(0): Backing store disabled
(==) NV(0): Silken mouse enabled
Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11. Server aborting
Mutter. nVidia hate me.
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