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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Unable to start TDE

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 14:53:58 -0800 (PST)
> If it works with the 2D FOSS 'nv' driver, we can suggest
> that to new users. Not much exists in Linux that requires 3D
> capabilities, so unless new users truly need that, nv should
> work until this is sorted out.
> Unfortunately, I don't have any nvidia cards (I try to
> avoid them because of their drivers), so I can't test with
> any other version of the driver.

Unfortunately nv has been broken for a long time. There is no support for wide screen monitors. Been there done that. :)

The nouveau driver is not available in most distros of recent past. Available in the latest and all bleeding edge distros but not those from a year or two ago. We can't ignore those distros. And there remain more than a few bugs with the nouveau driver.