k5di at zianet.com
Thu Oct 30 01:02:51 UTC 2008
Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 18:24 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> GE Force 6100
> The package database says that it is supported by driver #173:
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/intrepid/nvidia-glx-173 or #177:
> I don't know which, the 6100 is mentioned in both.
> Release notes:
> "Users of other nVidia chipsets that are supported by the 173 or 177
> driver series will be transitioned to the nvidia-glx-173 or
> nvidia-glx-177 package instead. However, unlike drivers 96 and 71,
> drivers 173 and 177 are only compatible with CPUs that support SSE (e.g.
> Intel Pentium III, AMD Athlon XP or higher). Systems with older CPUs
> will also be transitioned to the nv driver on upgrade."
> So, unless you have one of the mentioned CPUs, Intrepid _should_ work
> for your card AFAICT.
> I guess that means it might be a bug. And here we go:
> "No graphic mode on Nvidia GeForce 6100 using Intrepid LiveCD"
> "Nvidia does not work with Geforce 6100"
> 5 minutes work, including coying an writing email, on Google and
> Launchpad with the simplest search terms: GeForce 6100 Intrepid
> Seriously, you could have tried that yourself before letting everyone on
> the list run around in circles.
Your right Mario but I have had Intrepid running just 2 days and it
never entered my mind that Ubuntu would make a new version not
supporting nVidia. But it has obviously from your efforts so I will
erase Intrepid and hope the next version is better designed.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
PGP 4208 4D6E 595F 22B9 FF1C ECB6 4A3C 2C54 FE23 53A7
More information about the ubuntu-users