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Re: How many people need to use the proprietary nvidia driver ? (Or other non kms driver ?)



On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 gmail com> wrote:
> Please reply if you need to ( ie must) use the proprietary nvidia driver
> instead of the nouveau driver.
>
> Or some other video driver that doesn't support kernel mode switching.
>
> DON'T reply otherwise, I don't want to hear a debate on the free
> versions versus proprietary or anything else.
>
> If you are using the proprietary nvidia driver or some other non kms
> equipped driver, how are you finding F12 ?  Ie do you experience
> freezing when you access some panel items ?

I use the akmods from rpmfusion on 3 systems without issue. Although
KMS is pretty, I get close enough with the vga=0x318 kernel parameter.
No freezing of any sort noticed under Gnome.

Richard


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