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Re: [opensuse] ATi and Nvidia KMPs for SL 10.1
  • From: Bjørn Lie <bjorn.lie@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 04 Jul 2006 21:02:21 +0200
  • Message-id: <1152039741.4063.4.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
tir, 04,.07.2006 kl. 11.39 +0200, skrev Marcus Meissner:
> On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 11:31:04AM +0200, Martin Schlander wrote:
> > There seems to be KMPs for ATi and Nvidia available for SLED.
> >
> > I tried the Nvidia ones on my SL 10.1 test installation and they complained
> > about a lot of "kernel-requirements".
> >
> > Will the KMPs be available for 10.1? When? Why are they not already? Are they
> > not working stable yet? Does Novell want publicity for SLED and are thus
> > holding back the release for SL? Is there some agreement with the vendors
> > that could explain KMPs being available for SLED and not SL?
> >
> > I hope everybody realizes that if these KMPs work as expected - especially the
> > fglrx ones - people will go crazy over SL when they're realeased - ATi driver
> > installation is a big issue for many, many Linux users.
> >
> > Maybe they're being held back until the second round of package manager
> > patches :)
>
> We will be syncing the kernel to be the same as on SLED 10,
> so you can use those modules also on SL 10.1.
>
> Seperate Nvidia and ATI KMP builds for SL 10.1 are not planned.
>
> Ciao, Marcus


rug sa --type=ZYPP ftp://download.nvidia.com/novell nVIDIA

I'm good to go, now upload those kernel updates ;-)

Bjørn






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