nvidia 179/180 on 8.04: kernel upgrades?

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 09:18:13 UTC 2009

2009/1/8 Dexter Filmore <Dexter.Filmore at gmx.de>:
> 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?
> Experimental?

This morning when i logged in i saw that they got 180.11 for Intrepid.
It looks like most of the bitmap corruption is gone when opening
programs, switching pictures in Gwenview etc. but i can still see some
artifacts in the taskbar.
This is Intrepid so it want help you though.

/ Jonas

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