[arch-dev-public] xorg moved, nvidia legacy driver issues
pierre at archlinux.de
Sun Nov 1 16:08:14 EST 2009
On Sun, 1 Nov 2009 22:02:54 +0100, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be>
> On Sun, 1 Nov 2009 18:17:48 +0100
> Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
>> Am Sun, 1 Nov 2009 17:27:52 +0100
>> schrieb Andrea Scarpino <andrea at archlinux.org>:
>> > On 31/10/2009, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
>> > > Hi guys,
>> > > Since xorg has moved to extra repository,
>> > > we will have broken nvidia legacy drivers:
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > We will see how fast new fixed legacy drivers will be released, if
>> > > ever.
>> > >
>> > > As alternatives, you can use nouveau, nv or vesa drivers instead.
>> > > Negative effect, you lose 3D functionality,
>> > > but you gain a none tainted system ;)
>> > Why you didn't write an announcement for this?
>> Because we didn't know this for sure. There wasn't any bug report
>> left. And I'm totally against holding back anything because of closed
> i totally missed this mail.
> i suggest to put a newsitem about this on the frontpage. better late
> then never.
What about adding the legacy drivers to xorg-servers conflict array and
remove them from the repo?
Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre
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