[Wolves] Talks with Nvidia prove useful.

Ron Wellsted ron at wellsted.org.uk
Mon Apr 10 21:06:31 BST 2006

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David Morley wrote:
> I've been running Ubuntu Dapper for a while now and have been really
> happy with it apart from the fact that after installing the Nvidia-glx
> modules my machine wouldn't log out, shutdown or change to console
> using ALT-(F1-6) so I posted a bug report to Unbuntu then Tseliot on
> the Ubuntu forums post on how to install the newest drivers.  I did
> this but still the same bug.  But I saw on the official Nvidia site
> that they had a bug report facility so I Bugged them aswell.  They got
> back to me quite quickly and gave me a list of things to try, which I
> did to no avail.  I posted back and they told me about the new version
> that has just been release still no joy.  Got back to them and the guy
> there physically recreated my machine and got the exact same problem I
> pointed out that the problem wasn't there with the older drivers in
> breezy so he installed breezy and was bemused that it wasn't.  He then
> solved the imediate problem and then posted the fault as a bug to
> their developers.  Now that I believe is one reason why I will now
> always use Nvidia cards.

Which all helps to show that it's how an organisation responds to a
problem that is important.

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