latest kernel update (7.04)

R Kimber rkimber at
Wed Sep 26 11:22:16 UTC 2007

On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 14:07:38 -0500
Tipton, Timothy wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 15:45 +0100, R Kimber wrote:
> > Why does the latest kernel update for 2.6.20-16-generic not work
> > with linux-restricted-modules-  My nvidia driver
> > has ceased to work.
> > 
> > This does not normally happen with kernel security updates. 
> I'm just a newb throwing something out that happened to me, so please
> just disregard if I'm out of line or not on the same page as you...
> but did you happen to use Envy or a similar program to install your
> nvidia driver? If so, you'll have to reconfigure X to use the mesa or
> vesa drivers so you can boot back into X and reinstall the driver... 
As I indicated in the original post, I'm using

Linux:- 2.6.20-16-generic
nvidia:- linux-restricted-modules-

both installed by synaptic.

- Richard
Richard Kimber

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