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Bug#342817: 342817: nvidia hangs system continues

On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 10:19 +0100, Brice Goglin wrote:
> Ross Boylan wrote:
> > found 342817 1:2.1.3-1
> > retitle 342817 nv open source driver hangs system with GeForce 6600 PCIe
> > thanks
> >
> > I thought I'd give this another try, since the proprietary drivers (as
> > packaged for Debian) are unavailable for the 2.6.22 kernels.  As before,
> > it hangs the system so badly that only a manual power off fixes things.
> >
> > For me, this bug is very severe: it hangs the entire system, and exposes
> > me to security risks because I must stay with an older kernel.
> >   
> We should talk to upstream about that. This bug has been here for so long...
> We need to open a bug report at bugzilla.freedesktop.org product Xorg
> component Driver/NV and post your config and the log with the latest
> release, i.e. NV 2.1.6 currently in unstable. Can you do that? I guess
> you're
> running testing, right? If so, I'll rebuild a driver for you.
I've been held up with various other things, but yes, I can file a bug
upstream.  I know I reported this on the upstream mailing list; I might
even have already opened a bug (but probably not).

I'm running a mostly testing system.
> Brice

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