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[HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#1 by Rava » 23 Dec 2018, 23:51

(Article originally posted in Russian by Blaze here Porteus и NVIDIA. Собираем актуальный драйвер для видеокарты )
This article is a joint translation effort by Blaze and Rava.
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1. Go to the site http://nvidia.com in section ' Drivers > ALL NVIDIA DRIVERS '
Annotation: when you set the default language to be used for a website to something different than English (US), you might get a different menu. In my case I got redirected to https://www.nvidia.com/de-de/ and the menu entry is called Treiber > Alle Nvidia Treiber. Same might happen to you, you might get the menu and language in French, Spanish, Italian, whatever default language you set in your browser.

2. Manually select your NVIDIA video card, as well as the architecture of the Linux - 32-bit (i586) or 64-bit (x86_64) operating system and click on the ' Search ' button

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Click the ' Download ' button

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4. Press the ' Download ' button

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5. Also download 05-devel.xzm and crippled_sources.xzm (Cave! The below URLs to the 2 files are for Porteus 4.0, when you run any other version of Porteus you need to download different versions of 05-devel.xzm and crippled_sources.xzm) Updated kernel version, including crippled_sources.xzm can be obtained according to the topic - How to update kernel in Porteus:

for the Porteus operating system and 32 Bit architecture :

- 05-devel.xzm (i586)
- crippled_sources.xzm (i586)

or 64 Bit architecture :

- 05-devel.xzm (x86_64)
- crippled_sources.xzm (x86_64)


5.1 Download nvidia.tar.gz with these stuff:
  • blacklist.xzm to block loading nouveau
    /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-installer-disable-nouveau.conf

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    # generated by nvidia-installer
    blacklist nouveau
    options nouveau modeset=0
  • vdpau.sh - script for activate vdpau backend of the nvidia binary driver
    /etc/profile.d/vdpau.sh

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    #!/bin/sh
    
    # Disable debugging output of the vdpau backend
    export VDPAU_LOG=0
    
    # Use the vdpau backend of the nvidia binary driver
    export VDPAU_DRIVER="nvidia"
    
    # Use the vdpau backend of the nouveau driver
    #export VDPAU_DRIVER="nouveau"
    
    # Use the vdpau backend of the r300 driver
    #export VDPAU_DRIVER="r300"
    
    # Use the vdpau backend of the r600 driver
    #export VDPAU_DRIVER="r600"
    
    # Use the vdpau backend of the radeonsi driver
    #export VDPAU_DRIVER="radeonsi"
    
    # Use the va-api/opengl backend
    #export VDPAU_DRIVER="va_gl"
  • nvidia.sh - script to create xzm module nvidia

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    !/bin/bash
    # Build of Nvidia video driver, cleaning and compressing to xzm module for Porteus
    # You can use this script for both architectures i586 or x86_64
    
    # Version 2019-07-18
    
    # Written by Blaze <admin at ublaze.ru>
    # Modified by fulalas <your email at zipmail.com.br>
    # All rights reserved.
    #
    # Redistribution and use of this script, with or without modification, is
    # permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
    #
    # 1. Redistributions of this script must retain the above copyright
    #    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
    #
    #  THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
    #  WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
    #  MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED.  IN NO
    #  EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
    #  SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
    #  PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS;
    #  OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY,
    #  WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR
    #  OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF
    #  ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
    
    # Root check
    if [ `whoami` != "root" ]; then
    	echo -e "\e[1m\e[31mOnly root can run this.\e[0m"
    	exit 1
    fi
    
    # Creating installer variable and folder
    MODULES_FOLDER=$(readlink -f /mnt/live/porteus/modules)
    INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER=/tmp/nvidia-$$
    mkdir $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER
    
    # Checking and extracting blacklist.xzm
    if [ -f blacklist.xzm ]; then
    	xzm2dir blacklist.xzm $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER &>/dev/null
    elif [ -f "$PORTDIR/optional/blacklist.xzm" ]; then
    	xzm2dir "$PORTDIR/optional/blacklist.xzm" $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER &>/dev/null
    elif [ -f "$PORTDIR/base/blacklist.xzm" ]; then
    	xzm2dir "$PORTDIR/base/blacklist.xzm" $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER &>/dev/null
    else
        echo -e "\e[1m\e[31mblacklist.xzm couldn't be found.\e[0m"
    	rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER
        exit 1
    fi
    
    # Selective compression and extraction of memory changes
    sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
    echo -e '\n\033[1m\e[32m[*]\e[0m\033[1m Compression of memory changes to /tmp/nvidia.tar.gz...\033[0m'
    tar czf /tmp/nvidia.tar.gz --exclude={"*/.*","*/.wh.*",".cache","dev","home","mnt","opt","root","run","tmp","var","etc/bootcmd.cfg","etc/ld.so.cache","etc/fstab","etc/random-seed","etc/cups","etc/udev","etc/profile.d","etc/porteus","etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia-xconfig-original","lib/firmware","lib/modules/*porteus/modules.*","usr/man","usr/src","usr/bin/gnome-keyring-daemon","usr/lib/gio","usr/lib/gtk-2.0","usr/lib/gtk-3.0","usr/lib/libXvMCgallium.so.1","usr/lib/libbrscandec2.so.1","usr/lib/libgsm.so.1","usr/lib/libudev.so.1","usr/lib/libunrar.so.5","usr/lib64/gio","usr/lib64/gtk-2.0","usr/lib64/gtk-3.0","usr/lib64/libXvMCgallium.so.1","usr/lib64/libbrscandec2.so.1","usr/lib64/libgsm.so.1","usr/lib64/libudev.so.1","usr/lib64/libunrar.so.5","usr/local","usr/share/glib-2.0","usr/share/mime","usr/share/pixmaps","usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache","usr/local/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache","usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/html","usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/sample","usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/LICENSE","usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/NVIDIA_Changelog","usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/README.txt"} -C /mnt/live/memory changes
    echo -e "\n\033[1m\e[32m[*]\e[0m\033[1m Extraction of memory changes from /tmp/nvidia.tar.gz to $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER...\033[0m"
    tar xf /tmp/nvidia.tar.gz --strip 1 -C $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER
    
    # Сleaning driver
    echo -e "\n\033[1m\e[32m[*]\e[0m\033[1m Cleaning of driver directory...\033[0m"
    rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/{.cache,dev,home,mnt,opt,root,run,tmp,var}
    find $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER -type f -maxdepth 1 -delete
    find $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER -type l -maxdepth 1 -delete
    find $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/etc/ -type f -maxdepth 1 -delete
    find $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/etc/ -type d ! -iname 'modprobe.d' ! -iname 'OpenCL' ! -iname 'vulkan' ! -iname 'X11' ! -iname 'etc' -maxdepth 1 -exec rm -rf '{}' '+'
    rm -f $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia-xconfig-original
    rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/lib/firmware
    rm -f $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/lib/modules/*porteus/modules.*
    rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/{man,src}
    rm -f $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/bin/gnome-keyring-daemon
    rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/lib/{gio,gtk-2.0,gtk-3.0}
    rm -f $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/lib/{libXvMCgallium.so.1,libbrscandec2.so.1,libgsm.so.1,libudev.so.1,libunrar.so.5}
    rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/lib64/{gio,gtk-2.0,gtk-3.0}
    rm -f $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/lib64/{libXvMCgallium.so.1,libbrscandec2.so.1,libgsm.so.1,libudev.so.1,libunrar.so.5}
    rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/local
    rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/share/{glib-2.0,mime,pixmaps}
    rm -f $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/{,local/}share/applications/mimeinfo.cache
    rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/{html,sample,LICENSE,NVIDIA_Changelog,README.txt}
    ls -la
    # Adding vdpau hardware video decode rule
    if [ -f vdpau.sh ]; then
    	mkdir -p $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/etc/profile.d
    	cp vdpau.sh $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/etc/profile.d
    else
    	echo -e "\n\e[1m\e[31mvdpau.sh couldn't be found. Hardware video decode won't work properly.\e[0m"
    fi
    
    # Getting driver version
    case $(arch) in
    	i486)	LIBDIR="/usr/lib"
    			;;
    	x86_64)	LIBDIR="/usr/lib64"
    			;;
    	*)		LIBDIRSUFFIX="/usr/lib"
    			;;
    esac
    DRIVER_FILE=$(find $LIBDIR/libEGL_nvidia.so* \! -type l)
    DRIVER_VERSION=${DRIVER_FILE: -6}
    
    # Creating final module
    MODULE_FILENAME=08-nvidia-$DRIVER_VERSION-k.$(uname -r)-$(cat /etc/porteus-version | cut -d '-' -f2)-$(arch).xzm
    dir2xzm $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER/ /tmp/$MODULE_FILENAME 2>/dev/null
    mv /tmp/$MODULE_FILENAME $MODULES_FOLDER
    
    # Removing temporary files
    rm -f /tmp/nvidia.tar.gz
    rm -f /tmp/nvidia.xzm
    rm -rf $INSTALL_TEMP_FOLDER
    
    # Reboot
    echo -e "\n\e[1m\e[32m[DONE]\e[0m \e[1mYou can find your Nvidia driver module in \e[96m$MODULES_FOLDER\e[0m"
    echo -e "\e[1m>>> Now you can reboot Porteus via \e[92mreboot\e[0m \e[1mcommand <<<\e[0m\n"
    
6. Copy 05-devel.xzm, crippled_sources.xzm, blacklist.xzm (please extract it from nvidia.tar.gz via commands cd /path-where-is-located-this-archive tar xf nvidia.tar.gz) to /porteus/base/

7. Restart Porteus in ' Text mode '
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8. Login as root - type in terminal these data from root account by default:

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root
toor
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9. Copy NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.96.run (current version at the time of this writing, or a differnt version needed for your card), nvidia.sh and vdpau.sh (please extract it from nvidia.tar.gz via commands cd /path-where-is-located-this-archive tar xf nvidia.tar.gz) to the /tmp directory.
Note. Nvidia driver, nvidia.sh and vdpau.sh can to be located not at /tmp, it to be in the same folder.
These stuff may to be placed on the Linux partition (e.g. ext2, ext3, ext4, etc...). Warning! This file system are must to support permissions.
For convenience, you can use the Midnight Commander. Enter the command

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mc
  • in the right column of Midnight Commander, open the directory /tmp
  • in the left column of the Midnight Commander, find the files NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.96.run and nvidia.sh
  • copy these files from the left column to the right column with an open /tmp directory
Or start mc with the known paths e.g. like so (put your actual source folder name in here instead of my example)

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mc /mnt/path/to/nvidia-files /tmp
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10. Then enter the commands:

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cd /tmp
chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.96.run 
chmod +x nvidia.sh 
./NVIDIA-NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.96.run
11. A message will appear.

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Please read the following LICENSE and then select either "Accept" to accept the license and continue with the installation, or select "Do Not Accept" to abort the installation.
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After reading, select and confirm the message by clicking ' Accept '. Now the driver will compile.

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12. If you compile the driver for the x86_64 architecture, then you will get the message:

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Install NVIDIA's 32-bit compatibility libraries?
  • if you want to play Windows games via Wine, you will need to answer 'Yes'.
  • if you don't want to play Windows games via Wine, you will need to disagree and choose 'No'
13. Confirm the following message

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Please read the following LICENSE and then select either "Accept" to accept the license and continue with the installation, or select "Do Not Accept" to abort the installation.
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We answer positively by choosing ' Yes '

14. A message will appear.

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Your X configuration file has been successfully updated. Installation of the NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for Linux-x86 (version: 340.96) is now comleted.
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depending on the architecture it may be

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Your X configuration file has been successfully updated. Installation of the NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for Linux-x86_64 (version: 340.96) is now comleted.
Click ' OK '

15. In the terminal, enter the command to build the xzm module, the subsequent cleaning of unnecessary trash and its reassembly.

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./nvidia.sh
The nvidia-390.87-k.4.18.5-porteus-v4.0-x86_64.xzm module (you will have a different module name) will be copied to /mnt/sdXx/porteus/modules (where Xx, the letter and partition number of your Porteus folder)

Other examples of module names:
  • nVidia-340.96-porteus-v3.2rc2-i586.xzm
  • nVidia-340.96-porteus-v3.2rc2-x86_64.xzm
16. After which Porteus will be rebooted.

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# If need you can remove blacklist.xzm from /porteus/base/ or move it to another place.
# NOTE! For it run this command:
reboot
That's all - download Porteus in the usual ' Graphics mode ' mode and use all the charms of the NVIDIA driver.

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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#2 by Ed_P » 24 Dec 2018, 01:00

:victory: Wow!!
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#3 by Rava » 24 Dec 2018, 08:36

Ed_P wrote:
24 Dec 2018, 01:00
:victory: Wow!!
Indeed, Blaze did a good work. I just added the info that you need to get the correct versions when downloading 05-devel.xzm and crippled_sources.xzm. (#5 of the list)
So, kudos to him. :celebrate3:
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#4 by Blaze » 24 Dec 2018, 17:20

All credits for the English translation to Rava
I just fixed some things..

I updated step 16 (English version too) and in my Russian version I tweak step 5:
5. Also download 05-devel.xzm and crippled_sources.xzm (Note: The links below are for Porteus 4.0, when you run any other version of Porteus, you need to download different versions 05-devel.xzm and crippled_sources.xzm. Updated kernel version, including crippled_sources.xzm can be obtained according to the topic - How to update kernel in Porteus:
Linux 5.2.0-rc1-porteus #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue May 21 08:26:55 UTC 2019 x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#5 by Rava » 24 Dec 2018, 17:46

Blaze wrote:
24 Dec 2018, 17:20
I updated step 16 (English version too) and in my Russian version I tweak step 5:
I was thinking in a more general way when writing the additional text for step 5. But I like your approach adding info about updated kernel.

I added this :
Updated kernel version, including crippled_sources.xzm can be obtained according to the topic - How to update kernel in Porteus:
Now me thinks both the Russian and English version should be quite similar again, right?

(And, at least in my book, that should be like so, sinve the only difference is All credits for the English translation to Rava
I just fixed some things..

a different language, and that should not change the details of any HOWTO, at least change details only superficially.)
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#6 by Blaze » 24 Dec 2018, 17:52

Rava wrote:
24 Dec 2018, 17:46

I added this :
Updated kernel version, including crippled_sources.xzm can be obtained according to the topic - How to update kernel in Porteus:
Now me thinks both the Russian and English version should be quite similar again, right?
Right, but this topic How to update kernel in Porteus in Russian too :)
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#7 by Rava » 29 Dec 2018, 14:36

Update

I added the following annotation in a smaller font size to #1 to clarify, in case a different language setup from the user's browser setup might throw a user off the track:
Rava wrote:
23 Dec 2018, 23:51
1. Go to the site http://nvidia.com in section ' Drivers > ALL NVIDIA DRIVERS '
Annotation: when you set the default language to be used for a website to something different than English (US), you might get a different menu. In my case I got redirected to https://www.nvidia.com/de-de/ and the menu entry is called Treiber > Alle Nvidia Treiber. Same might happen to you, you might get the menu and language in French, Spanish, Italian, whatever default language you set in your browser.
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#8 by Rava » 10 Jan 2019, 07:34

There are some issues to be solved with Blaze's script nvidia.sh

It keeps all recent files and folders unrelated to the nvidia driver files and needed libraries including softlinks, which, in my case, is a lot of softlinks that I use on all of my personalized Porteus versions, e.g. the softlink /x always pointing to the boot media of the current running Porteus system, e.g. to /mnt/sda1 or /mnt/sdb1, and all these files and folders are not deleted in the resulting nvidia driver module.

Also, it keeps the version of the compiled driver wrong. E.g. compiled driver for two kernels, both using the NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-340.107.run file, and I presume instead of the * in the file name

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nvidia-*-k.4.19.8-porteus-v●●●-x86_64.xzm
nvidia-*-k.4.20.0-porteus-v●●●-x86_64.xzm
it should e.g. be "nvidia-340.107-k.4.20.0-porteus-v●●●-x86_64.xzm" instead.

For now, my lazy butt solution is to xzm2dir the just created module once again and delete all files and folders that are not part of the nvidia driver, kernel module or needed libraries, and then create a new fixed version including the correct driver version number, e.g. resulting in 010-nvidia-340.107-for-k4.20.0-Porteus-v●●●-x86_64_rav.xzm

"●●●" is the correct identified Porteus version, e.g. "4.0" or "3.1".
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#9 by Blaze » 10 Jan 2019, 15:45

If you use additional modules, then it is acceptable that their data may be included in the nvidia module.
Can you write the wrong folder(s) and file(s) from additional modules (I need the full correct path to each folders and files)?
Can you share your nvidia xzm module with the trash of additional folders and files.
Thanks.

What's wrong in the name nvidia-390.87-k.4.18.5-porteus-v4.0-x86_64.xzm?
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#10 by Rava » 10 Jan 2019, 15:55

Blaze wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 15:45
If you use additional modules, then it is acceptable that their data may be included in the nvidia module.
Can you write the wrong folder(s) and file(s) from additional modules (I need the full correct path to each folders and files)?
Can you share your nvidia xzm module with the trash of additional folders and files.
Thanks.
I PM you a list. When I still got the original modules, I might have deleted these already. But I plan on making one for 4.20.1 so then I can PM you the list.
Blaze wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 15:45
What's wrong in the name nvidia-390.87-k.4.18.5-porteus-v4.0-x86_64.xzm?
Nothing would have been wrong with that name. Seems I was not very precise with my above post. The actual module name would have been
nvidia-*-k.4.18.5-porteus-v4.0-x86_64.xzm


Yes, an actual literal * instead of the nvidia driver version!
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#11 by Blaze » 10 Jan 2019, 16:06

Rava wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 15:55
Nothing would have been wrong with that name. Seems I was not very precise with my above post. The actual module name would have been
nvidia-*-k.4.18.5-porteus-v4.0-x86_64.xzm


Yes, an actual literal * instead of the nvidia driver version!
I downloaded NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-410.93.run and cheked it:

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guest@porteus:/tmp$ ls -l | grep -i nvidia | awk '{print $9}'
NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-410.93.run
guest@porteus:/tmp$ echo /tmp/nvidia-$(ls /tmp/*.run | basename -s .run *.run | cut -d '-' -f4)-k.$(uname -r)-$(cat /etc/porteus-version | cut -d '-' -f2)-$(arch).xzm
/tmp/nvidia-410.93-k.4.20.0-porteus-v5.0-x86_64.xzm
guest@porteus:/tmp$
:)
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#12 by Rava » 10 Jan 2019, 16:15

Well, I not used your code above but used the nvidia.sh

Using the above code indeed creates the correct filename:

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root@porteus:/tmp# ls -l NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-340.107.run 
-rwxr--r-- 1 root root 70233686 Dec 29 18:50 NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-340.107.run
root@porteus:/tmp# echo /tmp/nvidia-$(ls /tmp/*.run | basename -s .run *.run | cut -d '-' -f4)-k.$(uname -r)-$(cat /etc/porteus-versiomakesn | cut -d '-' -f2)-$(arch).xzm
/tmp/nvidia-340.107-k.4.20.0-porteus-v●●●-x86_64.xzm
●●● is the correct Porteus version. ;)

But as quoted above, using nvidia.sh as quoted from this thread did not:

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nvidia-*-k.4.19.8-porteus-v●●●-x86_64.xzm
nvidia-*-k.4.20.0-porteus-v●●●-x86_64.xzm
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#13 by Ed_P » 10 Jan 2019, 16:55

Rava wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 15:55
Seems I was not very precise with my above post. The actual module name would have been
nvidia-*-k.4.18.5-porteus-v4.0-x86_64.xzm
:%)
Rava wrote:
10 Jan 2019, 07:34
then create a new fixed version including the correct driver version number, e.g. resulting in 010-nvidia-340.107-for-k4.20.0-Porteus-v●●●-x86_64_rav.xzm
brokenman's (?) existing naming convention shown here: http://ponce.cc/porteus/x86_64/current/drivers/
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#14 by Rava » 12 Jan 2019, 05:08

^
What is "Hilighting" and why have you put it into someone others quote instead of putting it below the quote like so:
_________________________________________
Mister_Typo wrote:something someother somefurther
(highlighting by me)
_________________________________________

as it should be, since your post looks like that the author of the original quote, in this case yours truly, did wrote "Hilighting mine" in his original post.
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Re: [HOWTO] make a xzm module driver for NVIDIA video card

Post#15 by Blaze » 12 Jan 2019, 09:31

Ok. Script was updated.
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