nvidia 179/180 on 8.04: kernel upgrades?

Dexter Filmore Dexter.Filmore at gmx.de
Thu Jan 8 22:34:51 UTC 2009

Am Donnerstag, 8. Januar 2009 23:09:51 schrieb Bruce Marshall:
> On Thursday 08 January 2009, Dexter Filmore wrote:
> > I installed nvidia-glx with envy-qt which only offers version 173.
> > I'd like to upgrade to 179 or 180 for performance reasons.
> > So my only option here seems to use the nvidia installer.
> > Question: will it survive a kernel upgrade like the one installed with
> > envy does?
> More than likely.....    but each new kernel change will require you to run
> through the NV install again.  Usually a 2 minute process.

Bloody hell. Isn't there a new envy with 179 or so?
Backport perhaps?

Version: 3.12
GCS d--(+)@ s-:+ a C++++ UL++ P+>++ L+++>++++ E-- W++ N o? K-
w--(---) !O M+ V- PS+ PE Y++ PGP t++(---)@ 5 X+(++) R+(++) tv--(+)@ 
b++(+++) DI+++ D- G++ e* h>++ r* y?

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