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

Gaetan Bisson bisson at archlinux.org
Thu Apr 14 18:03:07 EDT 2011

[2011-04-14 11:42:21 +0200] Gaetan Bisson:
> 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.
> For most video cards, the best alternative should be xf86-video-nouveau;
> see: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Nouveau
> As lower-grade options, you might also consider xf86-video-nv and
> xf86-video-vesa: simply remove the old nvidia driver(s), install these,
> and the xorg server will automatically pick the best at startup.

I'll post this tomorrow if nobody objects.


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