On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, alan wrote:
On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 12:51:25PM -0800, alan wrote:
>> I figured that the testing list was the first place to ask since it is a
>> new version of X that is fairly specific to FC5t1.
> But Fedora people can't really help you, because they can't see what nVidia
> did that broke.
It is not what nVIDIA did that is the problem. It is a change in the way
driver modules are loaded in X.
Yes it is nVIDIA's fault. That is the point you cannot seem to understand.
nVIDIA chose not to open src their drivers. As a result no one here can help.
Do you expect Fedora devel to stop because nVIDIA cannot keep up?
Drivers used to be located in /usr/X11R6/lib64/modules/drivers. They are
now (as of FC5t1) in /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers. nVIDIA's installer
assumes the old location and puts the drivers there and not where X now
So the nVIDIA drivers are b0rked wrt fc5t1. Only nVIDIA can fix them.
>> Then I remembered why most of my friends stopped using the
>> lists for answers.
Oh well, to each his own.
> Yeah, because you get straightforward answers back from one of
> kernel developers. Man, that sucks.
No, because the answers were not helpful and usually abusive.
Where was the abuse? If you asked the proper questions in the proper forum,
I will bet you will get proper answers.
Over the years I have gotten way better support from the RH/Fedora lists than
I have ever gotten from various paid support venues, sometimes even including
paid linux support.