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

Tony Godshall tony at of.net
Tue Sep 21 17:36:37 PDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 13:53, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> 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.

Picky picky picky.

OK, then:  I will rephrase my comment like so:

I would expect a computer sold as "Linux Certified" to use only
drivers that come with Linux.


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