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Re: Rawhide breaks Nvidia again



On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX
N2469R<caf omen com> wrote:
> On 08/11/2009 04:47 AM, fedora-test-list-request redhat com wrote:
>>
>> Message: 9 Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 01:05:06 -0700 From: Adam Williamson
>> <awilliam redhat com> Subject: Re: Rawhide breaks Nvidia again To: For
>> testers of Fedora Core development releases <fedora-test-list redhat com>
>> Message-ID: <1249977906 3961 0 camel adam local net> Content-Type:
>> text/plain On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 00:36 -0700, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> >  Last week I was able to get the swell Nvidia driver to work with
>>> > Rawhide,
>>> >  but Monday's Rawhide breaks it again with an undefined symbol.
>>> >  Apparently
>>> >  this symbol has gone missing now and then for years now even in BSD.
>>> >  >  dlopen: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so: undefined
>>> > symbol:
>>> >  resVgaShared
>>> >  >  Is it a Microsoft plot to keep Linux from enjoying high performance
>>> > graphics
>>> >  in (relative) peace and quiet?
>>>
>>
>> Could you_please_  stop asking about this? We've explained, multiple
>> times, that we are not particularly interested in the proprietary driver
>> and it's not on-topic for this list. Why do you keep asking about it?
>>
>> -- Adam Williamson Fedora QA Community Monkey IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk:
>> adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org http://www.happyassassin.net
>
> Has the  "see Figure.1" ethos jumped from VMS to Linux?
> Why maintain Flightgear and other 3d programs if there
> is no way to run them properly?  Do the Fedora developers
> work in such a noisy environment that they don't notice the
> roar of the unregulated GPU fan?

It does not matter how often you compain here we _cannot_ fix it but nvidia can.

Here is a statement from them about supporting the current xserver:
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.freedesktop.xorg/40136

For future questions about this topic talk to the people how _can_ fix
it (ie. nvidia), you can reach them via there forums:
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=14


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