Re: [RFC] removing xserver-xorg-video-nv from squeeze
On Mon, 12 Jul 2010 14:33:15 -0400 (EDT), Julien Cristau wrote:
> We're considering the removal of xserver-xorg-video-nv (the "free" X
> driver for nvidia hardware) from sid and squeeze.
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If nouveau set KMS by default, as the intel driver does, but did not
*require* KMS, I would agree. But the last time I checked, using the nouveau
driver *forces* KMS. I don't like that. I still use, and prefer, hardware
text mode virtual consoles (1-6). Because of that, I still use nv. That's
the *only* reason that I still use nv. There is no bug number here because
I'm sure that upstream would consider this a feature and not a bug. In other
words, they would consider operation of the driver with KMS off an enhancement
.''`. Stephen Powell
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