jaunty: zombies after update

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Sun Mar 1 13:50:54 UTC 2009


On Sunday 01 March 2009 13:28:46 Mark Greenwood wrote:
> On Sunday 01 March 2009 13:00:06 Norberto Bensa wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 9:53 AM, Mark Greenwood <fatgerman at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > Actually , on the same subject, does anybody know if it's possible to revert the nvidia driver back to the previous version? On the nvidia forums people are saying this cures the problem, but I don't know how to do this on Kubuntu.
> > 
> > 
> > The only way I know is using "dpkg -i"
> > 
> > My problem now is that I do aptitude autoclean after every
> > full-upgrade (bad practice I guess), so I have no .29 version anymore
> > and it's not in the repositories either :-(
> > 
> > Do you have these files:
> > 
> > nvidia-180-glx
> > nvidia-180-kernel-source
> > nvidia-180-libdvpau
> > nvidia-180-modaliases
> > 
> > for the 29 version in /var/cache/apt/archives? If you do, could you
> > please email me them (privately of course)?
> > 
> 
> This solved the problem for me. I downgraded these packages and now log in/out is working again.
> 
> If anybody has the equivalent packages for amd64 architecture I'd be very pleased to hear from them, then I can have both my systems running properly again :)
> 
> Mark

Hopefully the final word from me on this.. I've just found that previous versions of all debs are available on Launchpad. See, for example, here:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-180/180.29-0ubuntu1

> 
> > Best regards,
> > Norberto
> > 
> 




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