Re: todays etch update of xorg
On 10/26/06, Andreas Rönnquist <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Todays (etch) update wants to update lots of xorg packages - and in the
process remove (amongst other xserver-xorg-video-packages)
xserver-xorg-video-nv because of unsatisfiable dependencies.
Will this render my desktop unusable?
I am currently using the nvidia-installer (the sh-file from the
nvidia-site) as graphics driver for my nvidia card.
Is it safe to update?
I also use etch and the nvidia-site driver with xorg and kde.
Last night I crossed my fingers and did the full update. It was a very
large download - Logging out and ctrl-alt-backspace afterwards gave me
the Nvidia splash screen so I expected the driver to still be working.
I rebooted to single user mode and searched around for my Nvidia
installer without sucess. I'm not sure how I lost it! The Nvidia site
provided a new copy - NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8776-pkg1.run
This is a more recent driver than the one I downloaded only a few days
ago from NVIDIA - and installed perfectly with only one warning (which
Today I have hardware rendering working without issue and as an odd
side effect the update fixed some lag issues I was having recently.