Nvidia is at 173 in Juanty, will there be newer upgrades?

H.S. hs.samix at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 18:42:24 UTC 2009


Chris Jones wrote:
>> Hi,
> 
>>
>> The restricted-drivers installation is supposed to identify the  
>> correct
>> driver for your card, and the 180 drivers don't support some of the
>> earlier cards, there's also (IIRC) a lower one still for very old  
>> cards.
>> (I don't recall the details of which drivers support which cards)
> 
> The NVIDIA readme is the best source.
> 
> http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html
> 
> or more specifically
> 
> http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/180.51/README/appendix-a.html
> 
> cheers Chris
> 

Nice, went over the docs and have discovered the the laptop graphics
card in questio (Nvidia FX Go5200) is no longer supported by the unified
Nvidia driver. What does this really mean? Is that the end of the road
for this card or are there any other options I can try?

Thanks.




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