new l-r-m for testing

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at
Tue Nov 13 07:00:54 GMT 2007


   We've packaged a new restricted modules package for hardy. The 
nvidia/fglrx -drivers won't work with the new xserver, and they also 
conflict because l-r-m Provides: xserver-xorg-video, when it should be 
x-x-v-ABIVER. Those are now fixed, and packages for i386 and amd64 are 
here (no apt-support):

debdiff and the sources are also provided, and here is the changelog:

linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22 ( hardy; urgency=low

   [ Bryce Harrington ]
   * Add new fglrx 8.42.3 because it's needed for xorg-server 1.4.
   * debian/rules:  Disable extraction and building of panel code.
   * Drop patch 0-panel-qt-mt-i386.diff: panel no longer exists.
   * Drop patch 2-ioctl32-is-obsolete.diff:  Does not apply any longer.

   [ Timo Aaltonen ]
   * Update older NVidia drivers to versions that support xorg-server 1.4:
     - legacy: 1.0-7185 -> 71.85.01
     - current: 1.0-9639 -> 96.43.01
   * debian/
     - Set nvidia and fglrx to provide xserver-xorg-video-2, which is the
       current ABI version of xorg-server.
     - xorg-driver-fglrx:
       + Doesn't need to conflict with nvidia anymore.
       + Updated the list of supported cards.
   * debian/nvidia-glx.{preinst,postrm}.in
     - Divert provided by xserver-xorg-core.
     - Clean up old X11R6 diversions from preinst.
   * debian/rules
     - Do not include libGL in xorg-driver-fglrx, it works fine with the system
     - Do not include any 32bit stuff in the amd64 build, since there is none.
   * debian/xorg-driver-fglrx.preinst
     - No need to divert anymore, since libGL is not included.
     - Copy a function from Debian fglrx-driver.preinst to do the cleanup already
       on upgrade, and edit it to suit this package.
   * debian/xorg-driver-fglrx.links*:
     - Don't link libGL.
     - Remove .amd64, since it's now identical with the generic one.

The fglrx-driver is not perfect, for instance FireGL -support has been 
suspended in 8.4x, but at least it works with the new server for those
who need it. The nvidia-glx-new hasn't been updated although there is a 
minor update to it.



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