[fedora] Re: How many people need to use the proprietary nvidia driver ? (Or other non kms driver ?)

Dave Martin darkmoon at vt.edu
Tue Jan 5 12:44:55 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 03:08:39PM +0100, steven bellens wrote:
> 2010/1/4 Dave Martin <darkmoon at vt.edu>:
> > On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 09:21:18PM -0700, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> >> Please reply if you need to ( ie must) use the proprietary nvidia driver
> >> instead of the nouveau driver.
> >>
> >> Or some other video driver that doesn't support kernel mode switching.
> >>
> >> DON'T reply otherwise, I don't want to hear a debate on the free
> >> versions versus proprietary or anything else.
> >>
> >> If you are using the proprietary nvidia driver or some other non kms
> >> equipped driver, how are you finding F12 ? ?Ie do you experience
> >> freezing when you access some panel items ?
> >
> > I wish I could use the proprietary driver. ?But there isn't one yet.
> There is: http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-nvidia.html#nvidia_driver_versions

Silly me.  I was using their search function.  I'm running with it now.
It did fix the blender issue.  I haven't turned Compiz on yet.


Nobody believed that I could build a space station here.  So I built it anyway.
It sank into the vortex.  So I built another one.  It sank into the vortex.  
The third station burned down, fell over then sank into the vortex.  The fourth
station just vanished.  And the fifth station, THAT stayed!

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