Bug#695869: nvidia-glx: Crashes and system freezes

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Sat Feb 2 17:36:57 UTC 2013

On 2013-02-02 16:15, Robert Lange wrote:
>>> >From time to time (once a week maybe) the system freezes and needs a hard
>>> reboot. It seems to be caused by the nvidia driver, because after the latest
>> Please try 313.18 from experimental.
> I would like to, but according to the ChangeLog upstream has dropped
> support for several old chips, e.g. GeForce 6150
> So I will need to live with sporadic crashing until legacy-304xx becomes
> available?

Well, legacy-304xx won't have any other driver than the current 304
driver packages, they will be just needed to have them available in the
archive at the same time as newer drivers ...
But if you have such an ancient card, have you tried the 173xx legacy
driver - they were probably already supported at that age ...


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