[arch-dev-public] Temporarily removed nvidia legacy driver

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Thu Apr 14 05:21:33 EDT 2011

On 04/14/2011 11:16 AM, Gaetan Bisson wrote:
> [2011-04-14 08:04:09 +0100] Pierre Schmitz:
>> Sure, would be a good idea if someone could do that.
> How about the following draft?
> Title: nvidia-173xx and nvidia-96xx removed from [extra]
> The nvidia-173xx and nvidia-96xx driver packages have been removed from
> our repositories as they are incompatible with newer xorg servers. This
> can only be fixed by an upstream update, which has not happened yet.tha
> For most video cards, the best alternative should be xf86-video-nouveau;
> xf86-video-nv and xf86-video-vesa are lower-grade alternatives. Simply
> install those packages and remove the old nvidia one(s); the xorg server
> will automatically pick the best one at startup.

nouveau is not picked automatically. maybe point them to the wiki


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