Livna nVidia problems...
Lonni J Friedman
netllama at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 14:36:53 UTC 2007
On 6/23/07, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> >> Grr, sods! Some might think that not an issue, since you don't change
> >> graphic cards that much, usually. But you may if you test people's
> >> machines. And the same issue bites you if you try to go back to the
> >> open source nv driver to get around something you can't get to work with
> >> the nvidia driver (I experienced that, myself).
> Lonni J Friedman:
> > nvidia-installer --uninstall
> > puts everything back where it was prior to installing the nvidia
> > driver. This is documented.
> We *should* be able to just configure X with the driver to use at that
> time, we should't have to uninstall something to use a different driver.
You aren't objecting to having to install something to use a different driver.
> And what happens to someone with two graphics cards that they want to
> use simultaneously?
I don't understand the question. There's nothing stopping anyone from
doing that, however you'd still need to have the nvidia driver
installed if you wanted accelerated support.
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