The nvidia driver (Was: Invitation to ubuntu developers)

Jan Claeys lists at
Sun Nov 26 19:30:19 GMT 2006

[fixed quoting]
Op zondag 26-11-2006 om 12:01 uur [tijdzone -0500], schreef Steven

> On 11/26/06, Jan Claeys <lists at> wrote:
> > Op zondag 26-11-2006 om 12:29 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Florian
> > Zeitz: 
> > > That does not seem to be correct anymore. I tried nouveau and it works
> > > as good as nv for 2D and seems to do some 3D acceleration, too.
> > > It's definitely getting there, but it needs some work and developers 
> > > working on it.
> >         
> > Maybe it should be included in feisty then, and the installer can
> > configure it for those cards that are confirmed as supported in time
> > before the release?

> It seems that you want to put a sub-alpha quality driver in a final
> release.  The bug triage alone would be unbearable.

What I proposed was including the nouveau driver, and if it has been
tested and works fine for some cards, it could be the default for those
cards.  Of course I don't propose to enable it for untested cards, or
when tests indicate problems.

Jan Claeys

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