Is nouveau default nvidia driver?
katrina.warsaw at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 20:14:40 UTC 2012
natty is 11.04 , you should consider to upgrade to oneiric 11.10 (not to
12.04 because it's beta version).
2012/4/5 Art Edwards <edwardsa at icantbelieveimdoingthis.com>
> On 04/05/2012 02:23 AM, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> > Art Edwards wrote:
> >> After an update from a version with the proprietary driver, I found
> >> nouveau was there instead. Is the the ubuntu policy?
> > Well, Ubuntu policy is to prefer nouvau to proprietary, but not to
> > replace one with the other without your say-so.
> > What did you upgrade? It could be that the proprietary driver wasn't
> > compatible with one of the new things and so you've fallen back to
> > noveau.
> This was a dist-upgrade from maverick to natty. I should point out that
> nouveau rendered the system unusable for the better part of a day, on a
> day I couldn't afford to lose. When I finally was able to diagnose the
> problem, I was able to re-install the nvidia driver without removing any
> other packages. Given the persistent bugs in nouveau, perhaps the
> system should fall back to the nv driver.
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