8.10 and the GeForce 6100 NVIDIA

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 6 16:55:53 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen wrote:
> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>> On Wed, 2008-11-05 at 16:35 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> 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????
>> >From System -> Administration -> Hardware Drivers:
>> "Proprietary drivers do not have public source code that Ubuntu
>> developers are free to modify. They represent a risk to you because they
>> are only available on the types of computer chosen by the manufacturer,
>> and security updates to them depend solely on the responsiveness of the
>> manufacturer.
>> Ubuntu cannot fix or improve these drivers"
>> Which parts of this text do you not understand?
>     The problem is NOT nVidia. It is us with changing kernels every few 
> months. I will stay with Hardy and delete Intrepid.
	Yeah, well maybe the new kernel is the reason the nVidia is not 
working, but kernels are changed to improve security. It's much better 
to have a secure system, than 3d graphics.

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