[conspire] new laptop Fedora 13 with NVIDIA graphics card - yum update - now only blank screen

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Sep 21 13:53:29 PDT 2010

Quoting Tony Godshall (tony at of.net):

> Wow.  I personally would not call a laptop that
> requires a proprietary driver (which do tend to
> break), "Linux Certified".

_Requirement_ of the proprietary driver is an untested assumption.
I think it reasonably likely that the regular X.org 'nv' driver does
perfectly fine for regular X11, not counting 3D extensions.

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