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Post#1 by ralcocer » 13 Dec 2013, 12:10

I am trying to get the Nvidia 304 pach installed but the module you have and my Linux version are not the same I have 3.10.17 , how can I build the module to work with my version.
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Re: Nvidia

Post#2 by francois » 14 Dec 2013, 00:01

Which version of porteus are you using? Have you tried the three nvidia drivers available? For 64 bit porteus 2.1:
http://dl.porteus.org/x86_64/current/drivers/

Or maybe more tightly fitted to your question here is an answer, though a little outdated it should still work, see thread nvidia graphic driver, summary of difficulties:
http://old.slax.org/forum.php?action=vi ... ntID=32106
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Re: Nvidia

Post#3 by ralcocer » 14 Dec 2013, 08:22

For the application I am running the 64 bit doesn't work, Like I said I am using Kernel version 3.10.17 and the modules have a different Kernel. I will try your other sugestion to see if I can get it to work. Thanks

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Post#4 by fanthom » 14 Dec 2013, 08:40

how can I build the module to work with my version.
http://www.porteus.org/faq.html#twenty9
for nVidia i'm using 'changes-time' to make sure nothing gets missed.
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Post#5 by ralcocer » 15 Dec 2013, 17:38

Perhabs you didn't read my question, I know how to write a module, I am speaking about the Nvidia Kernel module, my Kernel and Porteus are not the same and I am not downgrading.

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Post#6 by fanthom » 15 Dec 2013, 17:57

kernel version does not matter. procedure for creating nVidia module is exactly the same and is described in the link i provided.

to the problem:
my guess is that you never updated /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build and /lib/modules/`uname -r`/sources symlinks which should point to your custom kernel sources.

btw: your thread title is too generic, our forum rules says:

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