Maverick Alpha3 +nvidia-96 +updates

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Aug 13 16:21:34 UTC 2010

On 08/11/2010 11:11 PM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
> [ ... ]
>> Update the system again & reboot: nvidia-96 and compiz are still
>> working fine. So my suspicion is that 2: is the
>> primary issue. Unfortunately, pinning to the version seems
>> to cause holding back 43 other packages:
> Could it be related to this message?
> <>
> Nils

Got this informative response back from Robert Hooker on the dev-discuss

> You are going to have to use nouveau for now, the proprietary
> nvidia-96 and nvidia-173 drivers do not work with xserver 1.9 and most
> likely will not until right before release. 256.44 that is in
> ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates does work for the GPU's it supports with
> IgnoreABI added to the serverflags section in your xorg.conf but the
> older releases don't. If you want accelerated 3D (for compiz) with
> nouveau you can install the libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental package if
> you are using the mesa 7.8 that is in maverick.
> is the proper
> place to report the problem, we can't do anything about it with the
> binary drivers.

So heads up.

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