[Slackbuilds-users] Suggestion for nvidia-driver page

King Beowulf kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Tue Sep 3 21:44:18 UTC 2013

On 09/03/2013 08:23 AM, Greg' Ar Tourter wrote:
> Indeed 3.19.49 is probably a better bet (it wasn't available when I
> started using current). The 325.xx series is more a development branch
> (aka "shortlived" in Nvidia's terms). I personally have had no issues
> with the 325.xx branch on either 14.0 and current but ultimately, it is
> up to the package maintainer to choose which one he'd rather use.
> On 3 September 2013 13:22, Nick Blizzard <nickblizzard1776 at gmail.com
> <mailto:nickblizzard1776 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     as a note to the note, a newer driver was released that also
>     supports the 3.10 kernel used in -current:
>     ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/319.49/
>     (Yea, I know, 319 < 325... but it really is a newer driver and is
>     working well with -current)
>     On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 6:54 AM, Greg' Ar Tourter
>     <artourter at gmail.com <mailto:artourter at gmail.com>> wrote:
>         This has already been discussed and is fixed in the ready tree.
>         we are just waiting for the next release now.
>         As a side note to this, the current version of the non legacy
>         package does not work on current as the kernel is not supported.
>         upgrading to 325.15 solves that problem.
>         Cheers
>         Greg

Just an FYI.  I will only maintain the "Long Lived Branch" since that's
a bit less work given I also need to track several legacy versions.

Also, being a bit busy these days, I haven't been tracking -current for
14.0 package compatibility.


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