linux-restricted-modules-2.6.15-26-k7: nvidia driver has unknown symbols

tchize tchize at
Thu Sep 14 18:24:28 UTC 2006

Package: linux-restricted-modules-2.6.15-26-k7
Severity: important

The nvidia driver does not load, it complains about a kernel symbol
tchize at Urd:~$ sudo modprobe nvidia
FATAL: Error inserting nvidia
(/lib/modules/2.6.15-26-k7/volatile/nvidia.ko): Unknown symbol in
module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)

[17179620.848000] nvidia: disagrees about version of symbol boot_cpu_data
[17179620.848000] nvidia: Unknown symbol boot_cpu_data

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers dapper-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'dapper-updates'), (500, 'dapper-security'), (500,
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.15-26-k7
Locale: LANG=fr_BE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_BE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages linux-restricted-modules-2.6.15-26-k7 depends on:
ii  linux-image-2.6.15-26-k7  2.6.15-26.47   Linux kernel image for
version 2.6
ii  linux-restricted-modules-    Non-free Linux 2.6.15
modules help
ii  module-init-tools         3.2.2-1ubuntu7 tools for managing Linux
kernel mo
ii  nvidia-kernel-common      20051028+1     NVIDIA binary kernel module

linux-restricted-modules-2.6.15-26-k7 recommends no packages.

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