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Bug#370709: xserver-xorg-video-nv: system hang in NVSync() when scrolling programs or terminal windows

On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 08:49:17PM +0200, Brice Goglin wrote:
> On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 12:59:42AM +0200, Bernard Jungen wrote:
> > On Sun, May 13, 2007 at 09:16:09PM +0200, Brice Goglin wrote:
> > > For now, the best would be to try with xserver-xorg-video-nv 2.0.2 (the
> > > one in unstable). If you can't upgrade to it because it brings lots of
> > > dependencies (such a libc6 2.5), you might want to rebuild it. It should
> > > be easy.
> > 
> > I choose the rebuild route, but it'll be low precedence on my todo list,
> > especially since my workaround is reliable enough for now.
> Did you have a chance to test a newer driver? Either 2.0.2 or the latest 2.1.2?

Alas I had no chance yet to upgrade: a lot of work and the need for a stable
machine. Moreover I've noticed recently that further upgrades will need
upgrading some core packages other than apparently stable libc6.

To be honest, according to what I've read about Nvidia drivers, I don't
really expect the bug to really be fixed soon. Anyway, count on me to report
results when I upgrade.


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