Fwd: Re: Rationale for using non-free video drivers in live images
anbe at debian.org
Thu Feb 27 09:03:28 UTC 2014
On 2014-02-26 01:00, Corey Velan wrote:
> For nvidia prop drivers, there is the current one, provided by:
> and 3 legacy ones, provided by:
This will only be included in jessie if Xserver stays at 1.15, nvidia
does not plan further updates.
This will be only an empty dummy package in jessie, the driver is no
longer updated for current Xservers.
This is only a "cleanup" package in wheezy, the driver is no longer
updated for current Xservers.
> Is it recommended we install all 12 packages for maximum
> compatibility? Or is Nouveau known to overlap with some of the legacy
> ones? Is there any guidance on compatability vs space usage?
so only focus on nvidia-driver and nvidia-legacy-173xx-driver
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