Debconf template review for nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-96xx (96.43.23-90)
Justin B Rye
justin.byam.rye at gmail.com
Sat Nov 9 16:01:07 UTC 2013
Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> Template: nvidia/unsupported-legacy-96xx
> Type: error
> _Description: NVIDIA legacy 96xx driver is no longer supported.
> NVIDIA Corporation has not updated the legacy 96xx driver to support
> current X servers, so this driver is no longer usable. For graphics
> adapters that are not supported by a newer NVIDIA driver generation,
> the best option is to use the free Nouveau driver.
> To switch to the Nouveau driver, uninstall all NVIDIA driver
> packages and remove all NVIDIA-specific configuration from
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf (and xorg.conf.d/).
> The Nouveau driver (xserver-xorg-video-nouveau) should work without
> needing any specific xorg.conf settings.
Informative and grammatical... if anything, too grammatical, since
short-description error messages are conventionally unpunctuated:
_Description: NVIDIA legacy 96xx driver is no longer supported
JBR with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package
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