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April 27, 2008

Proprietary NVIDIA Driver Fails to Install on Linux 2.6.25 Kernels

Filed under: Debian, linux, NVidia, Tuxicity — Tags: — tuxicity @ 1:45 pm

I Decided to compile a 2.6.25 kernel form source to use on my Debian Box.
Why? Because I can.

Interestingly the installation of the proprietary NVIDIA graphics driver Failed!

After some Research I found some information on nvnews.net.

So if you do a manual install of a  proprietary NVIDIA graphics driver on a Linux 2.6.25 kernel, make sure to read it!

The patch worked Flawlessly




  1. It’s spelled “Proprietary”…

    Comment by NickF — April 27, 2008 @ 9:49 pm

  2. Oh darn :s , fixed

    Comment by tuxicity — April 27, 2008 @ 10:19 pm

  3. […] resolves the 2.6.25xx kernel issues and some more […]

    Pingback by Latest Nvidia Driver 173.14.05 Works on 2.6.25xx Kernels. « Tuxicity’s source — May 29, 2008 @ 6:13 am

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