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Re: Ping: Liam re: Newer kernel backports for 10.04 Ioannis Vranos Tue Feb 21 18:00:19 2012

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 1:42 AM, Jeff G. <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 02/21/2012 08:52 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> <snip>
>>> Everything seems fine, just jockey doesn't see the driver.  I'm thinking
>>> the
>>> >  manual install had a thing to do with that.
>> Ric's suggestions looked good to me.
>> What model of nVidia GPU is it? I have seen problems recognising and
>> configuring older cards that don't work with the latest drivers before
>> - but not for some years. TBH though I don't have any such old cards
>> still in use, so I cannot say if the problems have been resolved or
>> not.
> Its an old geforce4 mx 420 - don't go there, it works just fine for me on
> this old box and it  will handle TV and dual monitors if I so desire.
> Ric's suggestions were all good but already covered - don't know how he
> thought I got there w/o doing all he suggested already.
> My question was do I worry about jockey not seeing the driver - graphics and
> kernel work flawlessly so far.
> Tnx for the input,

If nvidia-settings provides you its options, without any error
message, you are OK. jockey only recognises the repository provided
driver packages.

Ioannis Vranos


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