safe to upgrade to meerkat alpha 3?
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sun Aug 29 02:54:54 UTC 2010
On 08/28/2010 01:19 AM, Jonathan Hudson wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Aug 2010 17:38:51 -0700, NoOp wrote:
>>On 08/27/2010 03:03 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>>> after a couple glasses of wine, i'm willing to live dangerously and
>>> upgrade my fully-updated lynx system to maverick meerkat alpha 3, as
>>> discussed here:
>>> any reason i shouldn't?
>>Yes. If you currently use an nvidia-96 driver it won't work with xorg
>>1.9, you'll need to use the nouveau driver & will no longer have compiz 3D.
>>Also, be sure that you bypass 2.6.35-16 (BUG: scheduling while atomic:)
>>& go straight to 2.6.35-19. Of course you can then wait out:
> And if you want to live a little more dangerously with an nvidia card,
> add xorg-edgers-ppa for glorious gallium powered compiz 3D with nouveau.
Do you have an nvidia-96 card, or some other version?
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