Bug#612956: What I found that worked...
stuart at xnet.com
Sat Feb 26 18:56:28 UTC 2011
In case people read these bug threads looking for a work around...
As of about 2011.02.24 (yes, a couple days ago) I was able to get my
nvidia based debian box back up by following these general steps:
1) I removed Experimental from my sources.list file and made sure all my
xserver packages were at the level found in debian unstable.
2) I removed all my nvidia packages.
3) I downloaded from the debian repository pool all the files in the
nvidia directory matching the pattern *260*386*deb (I assume these are
part of the experimental set of nvidia drivers) and manually installed
them. I don't believe nvidia-glx_260.19.21-1_i386.deb will install on
account of dependency issues.
4) I forced the nvidia-glx_260.19.21-1_i386.deb install.
I rebooted and got my debian / nvidia box back.
(Earlier in the week I was able to leave Experimental in my sources.list
file. But xserver-common got updated which lead to other dependency
issues. That's the reason for step 1.)
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