8.10 and the GeForce 6100 NVIDIA
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Nov 5 23:49:18 UTC 2008
On 11/05/2008 03:35 PM, Karl Larsen wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> On 11/05/2008 02:45 PM, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> This is an update. I fixed my 8.10 xorg file today and got it back
>>> up in the poor X windows possible with the Ubuntu "nv" driver. I then
>>> started "update-manager" which with help d/l 21 updates. I hoped that
>>> would fix it.
>>> Alas it didn't fix anything I could see. I installed the Ubuntu 173
>>> driver and this time it seemed to work properly. But when I rebooted it
>>> came up with the same black screen with a white narrow line across the top.
>>> Had to use Ctrl-Alt-F1 to get to a place I can reboot, and I did. So
>>> Intrepid is still dead in the water if your using a NVIDIA GeForce 6100
>>> video hardware. Will check it one more time in about a month.
>> Perhaps https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/251107
>> will resolve your version?
> I read the whole bug report which is quite long and full of words of
> hate and frustration. Some day I will learn to write to a bug report so
> I can add my story of hate and anger. But in answer to your Question no,
> there is no fix yet.
> What is not said and needs to be said is this:
> Ubuntu got the NVIDIA drivers right for versions Gutsy and Hardy.
> Then came alone Intrepid and it supports some but not all NVIDIA
> hardware. This is a real Ubuntu problem. To say your waiting for new
> driver software from NVIDIA is, I am sorry to say a lie. Why does it
> work on Hardy????
Well, I do think that you have to consider that the drivers are provided
by nVidia. So I'd vent your frustration with nVidia rather than Ubuntu
in this case...
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