[arch-dev-public] Dropping nvidia-340xx series

Sven-Hendrik Haase svenstaro at gmail.com
Fri May 17 13:08:47 UTC 2019

On Thu, 16 May 2019 at 23:56, Giancarlo Razzolini via arch-dev-public <
arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Hi All,
> As you might be aware, this last kernel broke (again) the nvidia-340xx
> driver. Usually
> when this happens, it delays our kernel or we end up pushing a kernel
> without the driver.
> We have to wait on nvidia to fix it or we have to use patches that are not
> always trivial,
> nor there is enough people working on them.
> Up until four months ago, however, I was always testing this on actual
> hardware. But, that
> machine do not have a monitor on it anymore. And, the card itself is
> troublesome, it sometimes
> make the whole machine crash when it heats.
> Having said this, I'm going to orphan the package in a couple of weeks, if
> nobody is interested
> in maintaining it. But, I would propose this package get dropped to the
> AUR so someone with the
> actual hardware can maintain it.
> P.s: Ironically I used the (almost) exact subject Felix use almost 3 years
> ago when proposing this.
> Cheers,
> Giancarlo Razzolini

Well, you have my blessing.

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