nvidia binary drivers to get glx and xorg 1.11.0 on sid
On Fri, 23 Sep 2011 16:16:38 -0400, Mitchell Laks wrote:
> I have been using the nvidia binary drivers
> on my desktop running sid.
Those are very old nvidia drivers :-?
> Recently with the upgrade to linux kernel linux-image-3.0.0-1-amd64
> I found that I had difficulty compiling nvidia drivers against 3.x
What error you got?
> and additionally I found that the current stable and beta nvidia
> drivers wont run with the current sid xorg version 1.11
That's something to report to nvidia or xorg guys...
> I have tried to go back to the older stable kernel
Old stable kernel is 2.6.39-x, or at least that's what I have in wheezy.
> but when I try to compile I find that the gcc-4.3 that was used to
> compile the kernel which is neccessary to compile the nvidia drivers
> against the linux-headers linux-headers-2.6.32-5-common
> has been removed from sid since it conflicts with libgcc1.
Try to find whatever you need from the snaphot archive.
> I guess I have to compile my own kernel 2.6.32 kernel from source using
> a more recent gcc.
> but what to do about the xorg version and not running against 1.11?
I read something about this yesterdy, it was in the changelog:
Maybe you only have to wait?
> unfortunately kernel.org is down. where can i get the older kernel
> sources. any other ideas?
I asked a similar question and I was told to download kernel sources from
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