Bug#614230: #614230: nvidia-glx uninstallable

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Tue Feb 22 18:30:19 UTC 2011

Roland Stigge <stigge at debian.org> writes:
> On 02/22/2011 02:37 PM, Andreas Beckmann wrote:

>> Can't reproduce this with squeeze and sid amd64 kernels.
>> Did you run
>>   m-a clean nvidia
>> first?
>> Please post the full log from m-a and the full m-a command line you used
>> (and everything that can be helpful to reproduce the problem).

> Oops - now that I worked around it by using DKMS, it now also works with
> m-a. Can't reproduce the problem anymore. It's fine for now. But when
> someone comes back with a similar issue, we at least have a starting
> point...

I suspect that some further iteration of what you were doing did the
equivalent of m-a clean.  module-assistant is somewhat annoying in that if
you don't remember to do a clean, you can end up with all sorts of weird
random failures that often then disappear.

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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