newbie amd64 force 32bit nvidia-driver port

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Apr 4 16:00:40 UTC 2007

On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 10:49:16AM -0400, B. Cook wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm trying out amd64 on this Dell M90, and it seems to be going great..
> *except* the nvidia-drivers port won't compile on amd64.. so I took out 
> the i386 entry in the Makefile and it gets to a part where its linking 
> and gets this:
> ===>  Building for nvidia-driver-1.0.9746
> ===> src (all)
> ld  -d -warn-common -r -d -o nvidia.ko nv-kernel.o nvidia_ctl.o 
> nvidia_dev.o nvidia_linux.o nvidia_os.o nvidia_os_pci.o 
> nvidia_os_registry.o nvidia_pci.o nvidia_subr.o nvidia_sysctl.o nvidia_i2c.o
> ld: Relocatable linking with relocations from format elf32-i386-freebsd 
> (nv-kernel.o) to format elf64-x86-64 (nvidia.ko) is not supported
> *** Error code 1
> so how do I get the nvidia driver to work on this shiny new M90.. If I 
> can't get this to work.. the person I got the laptop from will be 
> putting rhel 5 on it.. :(
> I was thinking that I could force compile it for 32bit..
> Is that even possible?

Didn't I answer this the other day?  No it is not.

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