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Re: X On Woody With nVidia GeForce4 Fails After Upgrade


I don't know about XFree 4.2 but there is a XFree 4.3 backport. You can
find the information (amnong lots of other backports) here:


I would recommend to install the nvidia drivers too, they're faster than
the XFree4 nv drivers.


On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 04:17, John Hasler wrote:
> John Spray writes:
> > My experience of XFree 4.1 is that its version of the nv driver doesn't
> > support the geforce 4.
> The client claims (I don't have access to the machine) to have done a stock
> Woody install, had X working fine, done 'apt-get update; apt-get upgrade',
> and had X then fail.
> > You'll want to obtain either XFree 4.2 or the proprietary nvidia drivers.
> Is there a backport?
> -- 
> John Hasler
> john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
> Dancing Horse Hill
> Elmwood, WI

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