Grub changes

steve sfreilly at
Wed Oct 29 23:02:39 UTC 2008

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Karl Larsen wrote:
> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>> On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 11:44 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>     I have Intrepid up but it is not useful because it can't be used
>>> yet for a nVidia computer.
>> That statement is a little too broad. See release notes re nvidia:
>> <
>> 20video%20support>
>     In the release notes it says:
> The 71 and 96 series of proprietary nVidia drivers, as provided by the 
> nvidia-glx-legacy and nvidia-glx packages in Ubuntu 8.04, are not 
> compatible with the X.Org included in Ubuntu 8.10.
>     This means the nVidia drivers that work so well in Gutsy and Hardy 
> are NOT AVAILABLE in Intrepid.
> Unless you know more than I do it seems my computer and thousands others 
> will not be able to use Intrepid.

I doubt that, what about backports?

enable backports in synaptic, and try linux-backports-modules-intrepid

anyone have experience with this?

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