Re: cannot go back from nouveau to nv
> > -------- Forwarded Message --------
> > From: Stephen Powell <email@example.com>
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: cannot go back from nouveau to nv
> > Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2011 16:39:55 -0400 (EDT)
> > On Sun, 03 Jul 2011 03:56:34 -0400 (EDT), Paul Scott wrote:
> > >
> > > or that read-edid is broken? ddcprobe seems to provide correct
> > > information for my ViewSonic VA703b. read-edid does not.
> > By the way, have you noticed that nv (xserver-xorg-video-nv)
> > has been dropped from Wheezy (testing) now? I'm still running it,
> > but I had to download the source code and compile my own version
> > from source. That still works. But I'm living on borrowed time.
> > I noticed build warnings that the driver is referring to deprecated
> > fields. It's only a matter of time before I start to get FTBFS
> > errors. And then, if the lack of support for interlaced modes
> > has not been addressed in nouveau, I will have to get rid of my
> > monitor. (My monitor requires an interlaced mode. That's why
> > I still use nv.)
The nv driver also could be the better choice, when using a real-time
kernel. I downgraded X to stable. I need the nvidia driver packages and
the nv driver package.
To keep both I pinned some packages, the pinning sometimes needs to be