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Date: 2007-02-26 (19:24)
From: Vu Ngoc San <>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Crashing X.Org with lablgl
[sorry for off-topic]

right, I should give it a try. At some point I had to patch nvidia 
sources in order to get suspend-to-disk working, and that was easier 
with the nvidia installer. Now the patch is not needed anymore...


Conrad Hughes a écrit :
> [slightly off-topic, but:]
> Vu Ngoc San> I install manually the nvidia driver with
> Vu Ngoc San> ./
> [..]
> Vu Ngoc San> I suspect that debian packages overwrite some libs that become 
> Vu Ngoc San> incompatible with my nvidia kernel installation.
> More the other way around, but yes, the NVIDIA driver binary install
> even explicitly mentions that it overwrites some original X install
> files.  Why don't you use the official Debian NVIDIA packages?  1.0-8776
> is in testing and unstable, and 1.0.9746 is in experimental.  If you
> want to run stable and are not familiar with mixing in bits from other
> versions of Debian, you should read "man apt_preferences" for a start.
> Adding (say) experimental to your sources.list, and something like
>   Package: nvidia-*
>   Pin: release o=Debian,a=experimental
>   Pin-Priority: 991
> to your /etc/apt/preferences should get you going.
> Conrad

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