Kernel upgraded but not Nvidia

JoeHill joehill-R6A+fiHC8nRWk0Htik3J/w at
Thu Sep 3 23:12:53 UTC 2009

Lennart Sorensen wrote: 

> On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 05:30:25PM -0400, JoeHill wrote:
> > Okay, I'm looking at the manpage for module assistant, and I cannot see what
> > would do that...don't suppose you want to tell me how to do that? :-)  
> Well you could simply download the .deb's from unstable.  If you happen
> to have actual pinning setup and unstable listed in your sources.list
> then you should be able to do:
> apt-get install nvidia-kernel-source/unstable
> m-a clean,a-i -t nvidia
> apt-get install -t unstable nvidia-glx
> That should probably take care of it.
> If you don't have it setup for pinning fully, then you could download the
> packages from for i386 or amd64 (whichever
> you use) and install nvidia-kernel-source*deb with dpkg -i first, then
> do m-a then install nvidia-glx*deb.  Might need nvidia-common updated
> as well, although I don't remember if that has changed recently or not.

Worked like a charm, many many thanks. In one of your replies above, you used
the word 'yet' after 'kernel modules are not built automatically'. Is that
something that's coming? ie. when you install a new kernel, it automatically
builds a new nvidia-kernel?

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