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4.2.0 nVidia driver comments

Thanks, Branden, for including the nv driver backport in the latest
4.2.0 prerelease (which added support for the GeForce2 Go).  I tried
switching from the *gag* non-free binary driver to nv, and it mostly
worked, with the following caveats:

- Segfault when the glx driver was loaded.  There were two unresolved
  _gl symbols in the X server backtrace; I can get the trace if that
  will help some.  (Rebooting without the nvidia binary module loaded
  did not help any.)

- The mouse cursor didn't render right; it was small, red, and in two
  more-or-less identical pieces about 30 pixels apart separated by a
  bit of pixel garbage.  (Probably using a software cursor would have
  fixed this.)

- There is no third caveat.  Or maybe there was, but I forgot it.

The other minor difficulty is that I had to disable Xkb because of my
fubared laptop keyboard.  It might be nice if a really low priority
debconf question could be included for this, so I can fully dexconf my setup.

Chris Lawrence <cnlawren@phy.olemiss.edu> - http://www.lordsutch.com/chris/

Computer Systems Manager, Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Mississippi
125B Lewis Hall - 662-915-5765

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