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Kernel – 4.14-rc2 Released – Includes NVIDIA/GPL Fix.. — 2 Comments

  1. I’m still getting a GPL error when trying to install nvidia 384.90 with patch in kernel-4.14-rc2.
    [FATAL: modpost: GPL-incompatible module nvidia.ko uses GPL-only symbol ‘sme_me_mask’
    make[3]: *** [/usr/src/linux-4.14.0-rc2-1.gb61ed0c/scripts/Makefile.modpost:94: __modpost] Error 1
    make[3]: Target ‘_modpost’ not remade because of errors.
    make[2]: *** [/usr/src/linux-4.14.0-rc2-1.gb61ed0c/Makefile:1512: modules] Error 2
    make[2]: Leaving directory ‘/usr/src/linux-4.14.0-rc2-1.gb61ed0c-obj/x86_64/default’
    make[1]: *** [Makefile:145: sub-make] Error 2
    make[1]: Target ‘modules’ not remade because of errors.
    make[1]: Leaving directory ‘/usr/src/linux-4.14.0-rc2-1.gb61ed0c’
    make: *** [Makefile:81: modules] Error 2
    ERROR: The nvidia kernel module was not created.]
    Any ideas?

    • Thanks for finding this one!
      It is related to a new AMD ‘secure memory encryption’ feature.. I didn’t encounter it before, as I only have Intel systems.. I enabled this feature on my test system, and got the same result as you.. See latest article for full details, and (obvious..) workaround..
      RG.

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