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Re: Nouveau kernel driver

On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 22:15 +0000, Chris Lamb wrote:
> Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > I'd like to pull nouveau from 2.6.33 into Debian's 2.6.32.  I'm hoping
> > this would allow for replacement of nv and its dodgy source with nouveau
> This sounds like a good idea, but I should probably point out that I don't
> think we will be able to replace nv in squeeze with nouveau.

Why not?  Does it not support all the same hardware as nv, or is it
still too unstable?

> Would this this affect whether you want to spend time on it now? As you
> imply, we get this "for free" by waiting for .33, and I will have to get
> some -snapshot packages into testing anyway..

squeeze will be released with 2.6.32.  The release of .33 will be too
close to the freeze date.


Ben Hutchings
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