Re: Nvidia Legacy 304xx
On 2016-12-02 10:57 +0200, David Baron wrote:
> Is this being kicked off Debian?
Depends on whether NVidia releases a version that is compatible with
Xserver 1.19. I'm afraid this might not happen in time for Stretch.
> Dist-upgrade will remove it for a while now, lists it as installed but not
> needed, as well.
> upgrade holds back most all xorg stuff.
> Problems with kde plasma with both 304xx (works partially) and nouveau
> (hangs). What would I do now?
Buy a Radeon card? Those seem to work very well with the free drivers,
unlike NVidia cards.
> (I would prefer nouveau because it is "ours" but needs to work :-) )
You could try libgl1-mesa-dri from unstable, but don't hold your
breath. Improving support for these old cards is not a high priority
for the Nouveau project.