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Re: Nvidia drivers

On Fri, 06 Jul 2018 12:09:59 +0200
Francisco M Neto <fmneto@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello Francisco,

>assume it was something that was changed in the kernel since it was the
>kernel upgrade that "broke" the driver, but it might also have been
>something in the driver that was addressed in the kernel. 

nVidia have made changes to the driver that negate the effects of a
change in the kernel.

So, it appears to be 'six of one, half a dozen of the other'.  That
said, maybe nVidia should have kept a closer eye on kernel changes to
mitigate this problem.

It's strange also that nobody using sid /seems/ to have been affected by
the problem.  Or maybe they were, knew the workaround and forgot to
report the bug.  Who knows?....

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