Re: compiling a Debian package
--- On Fri, 11/2/12, lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: lee <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: compiling a Debian package
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Friday, November 2, 2012, 6:11 PM
> Go Linux <email@example.com>
> > po'd. Thankfully, I did manage to get the driver
> for the old nvidia
> > card installed with the sgfxi script but had to
> blacklist nouveau to
> > get it to work.
> Just use either the drivers from their website or the Debian
> version of
> those. Won't that work?
The Debian version of the driver wouldn't install. It advised me to use nouveau during the failed process. I had never used the sgfxi script before. It identifies the correct driver and downloads it from the nvidia site. Not without a few bumps but thankfully worked in the end. Card is a 4000 series which is on the edge of no longer being supported.