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    SubjectRe: 2.4.13-pre6 breaks Nvidia's kernel module
    On Mon, 22 Oct 2001 jarausch@belgacom.net wrote:

    > yes I know, you don't like modules without full sources available.
    > But Nvidia is the leading vendor of video cards and all 2.4.x
    > kernels up to 2.4.13-pre5 work nice with this module.
    >
    > Running pre6 I get
    > (==) NVIDIA(0): Write-combining range (0xf0000000,0x2000000)
    > (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to allocate LUT context DMA
    > (EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
    >
    >
    > This is Nvidia's 1.0-1541 version of its Linux drivers
    >
    > Please keep this driver going during the 2.4.x series of the
    > kernel if at all possible.

    That is quite the request, support both an old 2.4 kernel and a similarly
    geriatric nvidia driver. If you prefer 2.4.13 why not just go back to a
    working 2.4.13-pre?

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