[Dapper] nVidia (restricted driver issue)

Darryl Clarke smartssa at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 11:56:58 UTC 2005

On 11/29/05, Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at dantian.org> wrote:

[.. snip ..]

> I guess the drivers just have to be rebuilt against the current X
> version, but I haven't tried yet:
> On Nov 24, there was an update xserver-xorg-core 6.8.2-77 ->
> 1:0.99.3-0ubuntu2. Nearly all the rest of X was not updated at that
> time. A few days later X wouldn't restart (I hadn't rebooted earlier),
> even with the free ati drivers.
> Then on Nov 26, the rest of X was aso upgraded. While before, each
> xorg-driver-* package had been at 6.8.2-77, now they all have different
> version numbers, maybe there is X modularization work going on.
> Anyway, xorg-driver-fglrx was not upgraded and, as I said, I guess woud
> have to be rebuilt and upgraded. Same would be my guess for nvidia.

Ahh yes, now I recall seeing something about Xorg becoming more modular.

Hopefully it's just a matter of waiting for some packages.

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