Livna nVidia problems...

Lonni J Friedman netllama at
Sat Jun 23 06:48:27 UTC 2007

On 6/22/07, Tim <ignored_mailbox at> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 18:12 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > I guess this is what makes me feel lucky. I do not use the livna nvidia
> > drivers, primarily because they don't keep up with the kernel version if you
> > build your own, which I do.
> >
> > So I check the nvidia site everytime I happen to think about it and download
> > their latest *.run installer.  So I can build a new kernel, reboot to my
> > normal runlevel 3 login, then "sh ./N[tab][enter]" (if one of them is all
> > there is in /root) answer a few ncurses yes/no's, and its installed.  Yeah,
> > its a pita & takes about 2 minutes.  But guess what folks, it Just Works(TM)
> But have NVidia stopped doing that thing where they mucked up other
> aspects of Xorg to suit themselves?  That stung me badly when I had to
> pull out a NVidia card to try another one, and Xorg was buggered.


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