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

Robert Lange robert.lange at s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Sun Feb 3 09:34:52 UTC 2013

>> 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?
> But if you have such an ancient card, have you tried the 173xx legacy
> driver - they were probably already supported at that age ...
Thanks for your clarification about the legacy packages, I was not aware
about this.
Unfortunately the 173xx legacy does have font corruption issues in
Thunderbird, so it's unusable for me. Sticking for the meantime with
nvidia-glx 304.64-4


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