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Re: GeForce 4 MX problem in Debian Wheezy

Em Dom, 2012-06-03 às 11:48 +0100, Tae-Gil Noh escreveu:
> Hello, 
> I am a recent "converter" who dropped OSX 10.5 on my iMac G5 (rev.a
> with GeForce4 mx graphic), and moved into Debian 6.
> Well, I am very happy about the decision, and Squeeze works greatly
> for me -- except only a few lack of features HTML5 supporting
> browser. 
> So after a month of usage, I've tried installing (and upgrading from
> Squeeze) Wheezy. Well, It seems that new nouveau driver included in
> Wheezy Xorg server seems to have some problems. Screen goes out, with
> yellow lines and broken color mashes, etc. Thus, can't really do
> something after the log-on. 
> When installing the nouveau driver package, it gives out a warning;
> something about kernel version that it needs. 
> It says that the package (and related kernel module) will need a
> kernel version later than 2.6.34RC ... But the kernel version
> available in the Wheezy seems to be 2.6.32, and using other driver is
> no option, since Wheezy no longer has the old nv driver. 
> Can anyone help me understanding the situation? Simply speaking,
> iMacG5 (Rev. A) cannot use X windows in Wheezy. 
> I would be very grateful if anyone can give me any pointer :-)
> Thanks! 
> Gil 

take a look at http://wiki.debian.org/NvidiaGraphicsDrivers


Gunther Furtado

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