Re: compiling a Debian package
--- On Sat, 11/3/12, lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: lee <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: compiling a Debian package
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012, 2:42 PM
> Go Linux <email@example.com>
> >> 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.
> sgfxi script?
Yes. From here http://smxi.org/ SalineOS even has it available on a basic install. Unfortunately, the dkms 'debian way' wouldn't work this time.
> > 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.
> I always just downloaded the latest version from their
> website and
> installed it. When your card is that old, it's time
> for a new one.
Yeah . . . I have an old 8400 laying around if nouveau still isn't working when jessie arrives.