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SubjectNvidia GeForce2 kernel driver - kernel 2.4.0 test-10
Speaking of Nvidia, I have a Nvidia GeForce2, and had problems loading 
the NV kernel module with a patched test10 kernel (i was running test9
before). I took a look at the test10 patch, and noticed the following 2
lines were taken out of <linux_dir>/include/linux/wrapper.h:

#define mem_map_inc_count(p) atomic_inc(&(p->count))
#define mem_map_dec_count(p) atomic_dec(&(p->count))

I added those two defines back into wrapper.h and then was able to load
the NVdriver successfully, with no problems. This doesn't appear to
break compiliation of the test10 kernel either. I thought I'd let
everyone know if anyone was having problems with the NV kernel driver.
Please note, I am not a C programmer, but more of a C hacker, and this
worked for me on my Slackware 7.1 machine. I have no idea what this may
have broken in the kernel or whatnot. I only know that this fixed the
problem on this particular box with the NV kernel driver, so proceed at
your own risk ;-)





david wrote:

> hi i am writing a video kernel driver for linux lexos and have got stuck
>
> this is how NVIDIA do their regs
>

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