Have it your way then. But if I installed drivers the normal way than why is mine working flawlessly? Something is broke alright-
--- On Tue, 2/3/09, Karl F. Larsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Karl F. Larsen <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Bug loading 8.10
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 6:52 PM
> Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> > --- On Tue, 2/3/09, Karl F. Larsen
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> From: Karl F. Larsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> Subject: Bug loading 8.10
> >> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for
> general discussions"
> >> Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 5:56 PM
> >> I just loaded 8.10 on this nVida computer and when
> it reboot
> >> there
> >> were 2 errors. In the 8.10 menu.lst it lists 8.10
> first and
> >> then 7.01
> >> and then 8.04.
> >> Then I tried to load the nVidia driver and the
> >> came up and I
> >> selected 173 and it started to d/l but then the
> >> computer froze. A
> >> panel came up wanting me to send an error message
> but I was
> >> not able to,
> >> of course. There is a serious bug in the loader of
> >> non-Ubuntu drivers.
> >> Both of these bugs maybe already reported.
> >> Karl
> > Why not install/use the latest nvidia driver from the
> repos as I do.
> > i A nvidia-glx-180
> > nvidia-common
> > i nvidia-180-kernel-source
> > i nvidia-180-modaliases
> > i A nvidia-settings
> > I run intrepid 64 bit with an nvidia MB and
> > PCIE GeForce 9400 GT but even when running a GeForce
> 7100 GS I used the newest nvidia proprietary driver from the
> repos and got best results
> > .
> > Leonard Chatagnier
> > email@example.com
> Get real. I am not talking about what I'm going to
> use. I am saying
> the normal way to get your nVidia working is broken in
> 8.10. I will find
> a good way to do things.
> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
> Linux User
> #450462 http://counter.li.org.
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