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Re: nvidia-graphics-drivers and KDE slowdown in Squeeze

Am Samstag, 25. September 2010 schrieb Modestas Vainius:
> Hello,
> On šeštadienis 25 Rugsėjis 2010 10:46:30 Valerio Passini wrote:
> > Alle mercoledì 22 settembre 2010, Russ Allbery ha scritto:
> > > Rainer Dorsch <rdorsch@web.de> writes:
> > > > Would you expect any problem when I pull the newly upload
> > > > nvidia-graphics- drivers 256.53-1 into squeeze to test if the
> > > > problem is still there?
> > > 
> > > No, and that's the first thing I'd try.  It should work fine in
> > > squeeze.
> > 
> > Being an nvidia user on Sid\KDE, I'm happy that the new drivers are
> > uploaded. I'm just concerned about the chance that this driver breaks
> > something in Squeeze delaying its final release. If you need a bit of
> > testing before the upload to unstable, you might give an un-official
> > repository for who is interested in helping you (like me).
> > Bye
> nvidia driver will never delay squeeze release. It's non-free hence not
> part of Debian.

The nvidia driver from experimental works fine for me. Since the slowdown is 
not deterministically reproducable, but happens after a while with varying 
severity, it is hard to judge its impact. After running a few days with the 
new driver, I think the slowdown is not so bad anymore, but it is still there. 
Yesterday, I moved away from oxygen, if that fixes the problem reliable I might 
test the update in


for oxygen which is supposed to work with KDE 4.4.5 (or stay away from 

Thanks for all the useful replies :-)

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