Bug#603878: nvidia-graphics-drivers: various issues upgrading from lenny's nvidia-*-legacy-96xx
michael.s.gilbert at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 02:56:35 UTC 2010
On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 18:44:41 -0800 Russ Allbery wrote:
> reassign 603878 nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-96xx
> found 603878 nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-96xx/96.43.07-2
> fixed 603878 nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-96xx/96.43.18-1
> close 603878
> Michael Gilbert <michael.s.gilbert at gmail.com> writes:
> > package: nvidia-graphics-drivers
> > version: 195.36.24-4
> > severity: grave
> > After the call for upgrade testing, I just did a lenny-to-squeeze
> > test on an old system of mine. The nvidia-*-legacy-96xx kernel module
> > and glx were installed under lenny (to support an old nvidia card that
> > none of the newer nvidia drivers support). I followed the upgrade
> > instructions exactly at .
> > During the dist-upgrade (section 4.5.6), a lot of xorg drivers and xorg
> > itself ended up getting removed.
> Right, the problem that had is because the version of
> nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-96xx which works properly with the squeeze
> Xorg server still hasn't migrated to squeeze. The upgrade should work
> fine with the version in unstable.
> Reassigning this bug and updating the version information accordingly,
> since this bug is fixed in unstable. We're just waiting on ia32-libs for
> the NVIDIA packages to all migrate to squeeze.
Ok, thanks for the rapid response :) Interestingly I've been
working on the ia32-libs issue to get fglrx-driver unblocked as well.
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