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Re: [vox-tech] debian woody to sarge upgrade = dead xserver
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Re: [vox-tech] debian woody to sarge upgrade = dead xserver

If you're going to be using the nvidia binary drivers, you can use the
debian package.
(nvidia-kernel-src). There are instructions in that pakcage on how to
compile and use the driver.


On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 11:50:47 -0400, David Hummel <dhml@comcast.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 08:40:37AM -0700, Ashleigh Smythe wrote:
> >
> > Not to be a major wimp and give up, but should I just install sarge
> > from scratch, rather than trying to upgrade woody?  Or maybe this
> > problem would still occur.  I really hadn't done much to my woody
> > setup so I don't see what I'd lose.
> This won't solve the mystery of what happened to your X during the
> upgrade, but you could try installing the current binary drivers from
> Nvidia:
>   http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_display_ia32_1.0-6111.html
> You could also try refreshing the X packages with "apt-get --reinstall",
> but perhaps this is a stab in the dark.
> -David
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