Package Details: nvidia-beta 378.13-2

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/nvidia-beta.git (read-only)
Package Base: nvidia-beta
Description: NVIDIA driver for Arch's official 'linux' package (beta version)
Upstream URL: http://www.nvidia.com/
Licenses: custom:NVIDIA
Conflicts: nvidia, nvidia-173xx, nvidia-96xx
Provides: nvidia=378.13
Submitter: None
Maintainer: Det
Last Packager: Det
Votes: 326
Popularity: 0.706092
First Submitted: 2008-02-10 22:03
Last Updated: 2017-02-27 18:34

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Det commented on 2017-02-27 18:40

Added patch for 4.10.

jtyr commented on 2017-02-15 11:17

I'm unable to install this package because of some missing dependencies:

$ yaourt -S nvidia-beta
...
warning: opencl-nvidia-beta-378.13-1 is up to date -- reinstalling
resolving dependencies...
warning: cannot resolve "xorg-server>=1.19.1-3", a dependency of "nvidia-utils-beta"
warning: cannot resolve "nvidia-utils-beta", a dependency of "nvidia-egl-wayland-beta"
warning: cannot resolve "xorg-server>=1.19.1-3", a dependency of "nvidia-utils-beta"
warning: cannot resolve "nvidia-utils-beta", a dependency of "nvidia-libgl-beta"
warning: cannot resolve "xorg-server>=1.19.1-3", a dependency of "nvidia-utils-beta"
:: The following packages cannot be upgraded due to unresolvable dependencies:
nvidia-egl-wayland-beta nvidia-libgl-beta nvidia-utils-beta

Any idea what could be wrong?

Edit: Ah! I need to enable testing repos! ;o)

Det commented on 2017-01-19 19:34

Omg. How long did I spend because of that misleading comment...

These are *NOT* dependencies. They are, quote, "support for new window systems, ***beyond the existing*** libnvidia-egl-wayland.so.1" (https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/topic/988593/unix-graphics-announcements-and-news/linux-solaris-and-freebsd-driver-378-09-beta-/).

Goddamn.

blackout24 commented on 2017-01-18 17:05

378.09 is out and libnvidia-egl-wayland.so is no longer part of the driver so the install part will fail, when simply bumping the version number. The EGL Wayland driver and EGL Platform Library is now its own project that has to be packaged from these sources and added as dependency.

- https://github.com/NVIDIA/eglexternalplatform
- https://github.com/NVIDIA/egl-wayland

Det commented on 2016-09-12 19:46

You need to get rid of the first two. Some weird leftovers of probably non-Pacman managed modules.

You can use "pacman -Qo" to check the owners.

kabads commented on 2016-09-12 19:45

[adam@hark ~]$ cat /usr/lib/modules/extramodules-*-ARCH/version
3.18.2-2-ARCH
3.18.2-2-ARCH
4.7.2-1-ARCH

Det commented on 2016-09-11 15:52

The patch is for 4.8 kernels and shouldn't get applied on your 4.7 at all.

How many /usr/lib/modules/extramodules-*-ARCH directories do you have?

$ cat /usr/lib/modules/extramodules-*-ARCH/version

..should produce "4.7", which is lower than the "4.8", and the patch shouldn't apply.

kabads commented on 2016-09-11 15:46

Getting a fail on install. Not sure how to apply the patch.

/home/adam/nvidia-sep/nvidia-beta/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28-no-compat32/kernel/nvidia-drm/nvidia-drm-drv.c:40:26: fatal error: drm/drm_auth.h: No such file or directory
#include <drm/drm_auth.h>
^
compilation terminated.
make[2]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:290: /home/adam/nvidia-sep/nvidia-beta/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28-no-compat32/kernel/nvidia-drm/nvidia-drm-drv.o] Error 1/home/adam/nvidia-sep/nvidia-beta/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28-no-compat32/kernel/nvidia-drm/nvidia-drm-drv.c:40:26: fatal error: drm/drm_auth.h: No such file or directory
#include <drm/drm_auth.h>
^
compilation terminated.
make[2]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:290: /home/adam/nvidia-sep/nvidia-beta/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28-no-compat32/kernel/nvidia-drm/nvidia-drm-drv.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [Makefile:1457: _module_/home/adam/nvidia-sep/nvidia-beta/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28-no-compat32/kernel] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/lib/modules/4.7.2-1-ARCH/build'
make: *** [Makefile:81: modules] Error 2
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().
Aborting...

make[1]: *** [Makefile:1457: _module_/home/adam/nvidia-sep/nvidia-beta/src/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28-no-compat32/kernel] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/lib/modules/4.7.2-1-ARCH/build'
make: *** [Makefile:81: modules] Error 2
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().
Aborting...

Det commented on 2016-08-25 13:22

Yeah, but there's still extra/nvidia, and you could also test the patch provided.

zobi8225 commented on 2016-08-25 13:21

@det : nop i have clear my cache :-(

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