[Bug 13823] New: initrd rebuild and legacy nvidia...

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Ubuntu | linux-restricted-modules

           Summary: initrd rebuild and legacy nvidia...
           Product: Ubuntu
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: other
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: critical
          Priority: P2
         Component: linux-restricted-modules
        AssignedTo: daniel.stone at ubuntu.com
        ReportedBy: kl at 3dots.de
         QAContact: kernel-bugs at lists.ubuntu.com


if you have linux-restricted-modules installed and want to use NOT the nvidia driver from that  
version (or can't, as you have an old card), you have a problem: the new, not working driver get's  
rebuild after each reboot... Same would happe, if you want a newer driver...  
  
possible solutions:  
a) find a way to use the version from nvidia-installer first  
b) find a way to disable the rebuild for specific drivers

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