[arch-general] testing xorg packages may not be nvidia friendly

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Mon May 17 04:55:43 EDT 2010

On Thu, 2010-05-13 at 18:37 -0400, Caleb Cushing wrote:
> I tried installing testing on a box running nvidia drivers that I have
> at school. X didn't come up. I don't know why and didn't really
> investigate (as I was really testing to see if my box at home had an
> env issue seems it does). using nvidia-173xx-utils

For the legacy drivers you need to make an xorg.conf that sets
"IgnoreABI" in the serverflags. Nvidia hasn't released official drivers
for xorg-server 1.8.

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