Restricted Drivers module won't download nVidia drivers.

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Sat Nov 1 20:48:44 UTC 2008


Diogo Böhm wrote:
> I've upgraded my Hardy Heron system to Intrepid this morning, through
> mounting an Alternate CD image in. Followed the process and restarted.
> Once back, only one of my two displays was detected, and the restricted
> drivers module informed there were drivers to be installed. I get in it,
> select the nVidia 177 driver (the recommended one) and clicked on
> "activate". It then asked my password, to install the driver. I typed it in,
> correcly. It then started downloading. The meter runs from one side to
> other, but won't go over 0%, and after it closes with no notice. No drivers
> are installed.
>
> What can I do?
>
> My graphics card is a nVidia GeForce 6200 and I use two monitors in it, no
> workarounds needed since Ubuntu 7.04.
>
>   
    My Intrepid first boot with a GeForce6100 got those exact results. I 
fear your in the same boat with me. We will just have to wait in Hardy 
until someone has time to fix the kernel and Intrepid.

Karl


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