Still no kmod for new nvidia

David dgboles at
Fri Jul 30 01:44:42 UTC 2010

On 7/29/2010 5:00 PM, Steve Searle wrote:
> Around 09:54pm on Thursday, July 29, 2010 (UK time), James Mckenzie scrawled:
>> And the comment on "Linux on the Desktop".  Not ready yet.  We need it so that users don't have to go through hoops to use what they need.  All distributions suffer from this, even the more friendly ones.
> I've seen Windows users struggle with drivers that won't work with their
> hardware plenty of times - and have even helped them out. But there are
> plenty of Windows users who are not able to get all their hardware
> working properly when they upgrade their OS. Yet (presumably) MS Windows
> is considered an "on the Desktop" system, whatever that means.

Microsoft does not supply drivers for hardware. The hardware makers
supply the drivers. Microsoft does supply some simple drivers with the
OS, as does Fedora, but those are also supplied by the hardware makers.



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