[arch-general] Segmentation fault in X after last upgrade
oss at larstennstedt.de
Wed Nov 4 13:48:11 EST 2009
it seems that the NVIDIA developers will only fix it if they have time
to do it. I guess that the legacy driver does not have a high priority.
I tried the nouveau driver and it works on my old GeForce 3 even with
compositing. It is a little bit slow but it does the job. Thanks for the
But on my other computer the nouveau driver does not work with a GeForce
7. It is weird. Two NVIDIA graphic cards and one needs the closed source
driver and the another one the open source one.
Guus Snijders wrote:
> Thomas Bächler schreef:
> [ Xorg segfaults with Nvidia driver ]
>> I don't know what you think, but I don't get the part where the nvidia
>> dev says they plan to fix it, but he can't promise if and when. So
>> they plan to fix it, but don't really know if they plan to fix it.
>> So basically, you're screwed unless you plan on buying a GeForce 6 or
> Maybe a good time to try the nouveau driver?
> I don't have a system with an Nvidia vga currently, but from waht i hear
> it's getting quite good.
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