Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Cheng Renquan <crquan@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 21:03:33
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers by Frank Peters
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@×××××××.net> 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. ***


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-amd64] Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com>