"nvidia: disagrees about version of symbol module_layout"

John Mahoney jmahoney at waav.com
Fri Oct 9 18:28:58 UTC 2009

On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 2:04 PM, <Darxus at chaosreigns.com> wrote:

> I patched the kernel package, built it via debuild, purged the packages
> with a matching version, verified that /lib/modules/2.6.31-12-generic
> was completely removed, installed my new packages, watched dkms do it's
> thing with the nvidia module, rebooted, and got the error in the subject in
> dmesg.
> How do I fix it?
do you have CONFIG_MODVERSIONS=n.  This should get you past the specified
error after that your on your own.  The nvidia driver is likely not be
compiled against the kernel you just created because it is closed source.
This is a guess btw.

heres a good link describing symbols
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