Bug#795610: Linux kernel backport 4.1 breaks NVidia drivers

Luca Boccassi luca.boccassi at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 07:59:17 UTC 2015

On Aug 21, 2015 08:49, "Vincent Cheng" <vcheng at debian.org> wrote:
> I've gone ahead and uploaded nvidia-graphics-drivers/340.76-5~bpo8+1
> and nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx/304.125-2~bpo8+1 to
> backports-NEW (as with all new backported packages, pending ftpmaster
> approval). I don't think there are any changes up to 340.76-5 that
> would break specifically on jessie systems, so I don't see a need to
> upload a backported package that's rebased on top of 340.65-2 instead
> of 340.76-5.

Thank you very much!

> I haven't yet uploaded a backport for
> nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xx; we'll probably want to do that
> once nvidia-graphics-drivers in sid gets updated beyond 340.xx, but at
> the moment there's no pressing need for that.

I agree, no rush there.

Kind regards,
Luca Boccassi
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