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Re: [Xen-devel] Compiling nouveau open source nvidia graphics card drive

To: "Mr. Teo En Ming (Zhang Enming)" <enming.teo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Compiling nouveau open source nvidia graphics card drivers for Xen paravirt-operations domain 0 kernel
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2009 14:19:38 +0300
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On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 06:44:27PM +0800, Mr. Teo En Ming (Zhang Enming) wrote:
> Dear Xen developers,
> I am using Xen paravirt-operations domain 0 kernels 2.6.30-rc3 and 
> 2.6.31-rc6 cloned from Jeremy Fitzhardinge's kernel git tree.
> I am trying to compile the nouveau open source drivers for NVIDIA 
> graphics cards.
> I am following the nouveau kernel module build instructions at 
> http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/InstallDRM
> Specifically, I am following Section
>      3.2. Alt: Rebuilding your existing kernel with new DRM and Nouveau
>      parts
> in the nouveau kernel module build instructions.
> However, when I am compiling the kernel and kernel modules (using make), 
> it encountered an error with the translation-table map (TTM) GPU video 
> memory management driver.
> *** How can I exclude TTM from being built? ***
> It simply complains that ttm directory cannot be found and Makefile in 
> ttm dir does not exist. This is of course due to me renaming the ttm 
> directory in the kernel sources. I want to prevent ttm from being built.
> Thank you very much.

Did you verify it compiles and works with standard (non dom0 patched) 
2.6.31-rc6 kernel? 

If it does, then this problem is not Xen/dom0 related at all..

-- Pasi

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