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Re: Nvidia drivers




Matthew Crews schreef op 2018-07-06 13:55:
On 07/06/2018 01:55 AM, Darac Marjal wrote:

Actually, as of version 390.67-2, that's no longer needed. Quoting [1]:

	nvidia-graphics-drivers (390.67-2) unstable; urgency=high

* Add kmem_cache_create_usercopy.patch from Red Hat, fixing "Bad or missing usercopy whitelist? Kernel memory exposure attempt detected from SLUB
		object 'nvidia_stack_cache'" on Linux kernels that have disabled
CONFIG_HARDENED_USERCOPY_FALLBACK (i.e. linux-image-4.16.0-2-* or newer).
		(Closes: #901919)

-- Andreas Beckmann <anbe@xxxxxxxxxx> Thu, 05 Jul 2018 02:01:31 +0200

[1] http://metadata.ftp-master.debian.org/changelogs/non-free/n/nvidia-graphics-drivers/nvidia-graphics-drivers_390.67-2_changelog


Thats good to know.

Unfortunately, Stretch-backports and Buster Nvidia-drivers are not in
sync with Sid right now. So this is still a necessary workaround for
Stretch-backports and Buster users.


and there is a new bug:
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=903121

So be careful if you use the nvidia module.

---
Floris