Warning for Nvidia users on Lucid

Scott Ritchie scott at open-vote.org
Sun Mar 7 00:38:29 GMT 2010

Why not just push out a reverted version for now?

Scott Ritchie

Alberto Milone wrote:
> Hi all,
> According to Nvidia, drivers 195.36.08 (i.e. the current driver in the
> archive) and 195.36.03 might be affected by the same GPU fan speed
> issues which affect the Windows driver:
> http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/announcement.php?a=39
> I have been using these drivers for while now without experiencing
> that problem but, if you want to be on the safe side, I suggest that
> you temporarily switch to the open driver until we're sure that the
> problem is fixed. In order to do so you can follow either point 1 (the
> easy way) or point 2:
> 1) Disable the driver with Jockey (the restricted drivers manager) and
> restart your computer.
> OR
> 2) Open the terminal and type the following commands:
> sudo update-alternatives --config gl_conf (and select the alternative
> provided by mesa)
> sudo ldconfig
> sudo update-initramfs -u
> sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf_old
> and restart your computer.
> Sorry for the inconvenience, I'll keep you posted on the issue.
> Regards,

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