Bug#827391: nvidia-driver: Add support to Nvidia GeForce 10xx GPUs w/ driver 367.27
julien.aubin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 17:22:58 UTC 2016
OK thanks a lot. You cannot do anything even in the experimental repo ?
For the severity I'm OK with important, however in the coming months it
will be more and more critical.
2016-06-15 19:20 GMT+02:00 Luca Boccassi <luca.boccassi at gmail.com>:
> Control: severity -1 important
> On Wed, 2016-06-15 at 18:23 +0200, Julien Aubin wrote:
> > Package: nvidia-driver
> > Version: 352.79-1~bpo8+1
> > Severity: critical
> > Justification: breaks the whole system
> > Hello,
> > GPUs GeForce 10xx are out now for several weeks, and the first stable
> > driver series which support them is 367.27 available from there :
> > http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/104284/en-us
> > Note this is a LTS branch for the drivers.
> > Users of this hardware will be unable to reach any usable X session, nor
> > using
> > any graphical mode. The bug is critical as this hardware will become more
> > and
> > more widespread over time.
> Sorry but this bug is not critical nor grave, as it clearly only affect
> a given specific configuration, and not all (and not even the majority)
> of the users of the package. So it would be a grave disservice for the
> vast majority of users to remove the package from the archive and the
> distribution, for whom the driver works just fine, only because it's too
> old to work with some new hardware. Hence the downgrading.
> > So could you please :
> > 1/ at least upload this driver version on experimental repo so that it is
> > installable using jessie w/ backports, testing and sid ?
> > 2/ integrate this driver for stretch release, which seems reasonable
> > the
> > development window is still 6 months away ?
> > Please notify me when you've packaged it to experimental so that I could
> > give
> > it a test with my current hardware. Once I've upgraded to a GeForce 10xx
> > I'll
> > perform the test again with various games.
> > Many thanks and regards
> The newer releases are all packaged and ready, but the uploads are in
> the new queue, in some cases since February. There is literally nothing
> we as maintainers can do until they have been manually approved by the
> FTP masters.
> Meanwhile, you can build the package from our SVN repositories following
> the instructions on the wiki:
> Feedback on the current state of the packages in SVN is greatly
> appreciated. Feel free to open bugs if you find any issue with them.
> Kind regards,
> Luca Boccassi
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