[arch-general] Segmentation fault in X after last upgrade

Lars Tennstedt oss at larstennstedt.de
Wed Nov 4 14:59:31 EST 2009

Xavier wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 7:48 PM, Lars Tennstedt <oss at larstennstedt.de> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 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
>> hint.
>> 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.
> Geforce 7 should work, see the links in
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Nouveau#Installation
> If it does not work at all, you should report that to upstream developers.
> Maybe try first the latest packages which have just been moved to extra today.

I use a mirror that contains the version git20091013. It is behind the 
original Arch Linux mirror. It syncs daily so I guess that I will get 
the new version tomorrow. Then I will try again.


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