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From: Cheng Renquan <crquan@...>
Subject: Re: Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 12:14:46 -0700
I have switched to nouveau driver, for over 1 year,
using with gnome3 interface, no performance issue, and quite stable,

enjoying every mainline kernel 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, no building issue


I think it's time for everyone to give up nvidia-drivers, the blob of binary

On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Frank Peters <frank.peters@...> wrote:
> Linux-3.3.0 is released and, as is my usual habit, I downloaded and compiled
> the plain vanilla source.
>
> After rebooting to the command console, and before starting X, I needed
> to re-install the nvidia-driver module for the new kernel.  Doing
> "emerge nvidia-drivers" gave me the following error (the entire build log
> is attached):
>
>>>> Source prepared.
>>>> Configuring source in /tmp/portage-acc/tmp/portage/x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-295.20-r1/work ...
>>>> Source configured.
>>>> Compiling source in /tmp/portage-acc/tmp/portage/x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-295.20-r1/work ...
> Preparing nvidia module
> make -j9 HOSTCC=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-gcc CROSS_COMPILE=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu- 'LDFLAGS=-m elf_x86_64' IGNORE_CC_MISMATCH=yes V=1 SYSSRC=/usr/src/linux SYSOUT=/lib/modules/3.3.0/build CC=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-gcc clean module
>
> *** Unable to determine the target kernel version. ***


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-- Mark Knecht
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-- Frank Peters
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