Installation in nVidia Proprietary Drivers in Week7 (archived)

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ReporterLast updateBugsComment
Failedramon.rocha2010-04-02 01:33
System fails to boot with plymouth installed (nouveau driver with >1
display) (#533135)

In: plymouth (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee: None
1 reports, 54 comments, 22 subscribers, 22 duplicates
533135

Could not boot

Failedxdatap12010-03-29 17:44
Ensure that X.org startup failure displays (EE) messages to the user (#522588)
In: nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
Status: Triaged
Importance: Medium
Assignee: Canonical X.org
1 reports, 12 comments, 3 subscribers, 0 duplicates
522588
jockey-gtk does not say proprietary drivers are in use (#522943)
In: jockey (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee:
1 reports, 14 comments, 5 subscribers, 2 duplicates
522943
ubuntu-logo on VGA fb (as with nvidia or fglrx binary drivers) does not
display crisply (#551013)

In: plymouth (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee: None
1 reports, 99 comments, 57 subscribers, 3 duplicates
551013

As before, nVidia 8600 GTS needs to edit manually xorg.conf for #522588. Ugly graphical splash as reported in #551013

ReporterLast updateBugsComment
Passedkaiserclaudius2010-04-03 17:17
[Lucid] Jockey gives message that it failed to install nvidia hardware
driver (#552653)

In: jockey (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee: Alberto Milone
1 reports, 46 comments, 20 subscribers, 8 duplicates
552653

Installation was obivously succesfull despite the error message.

Passedcharlie-tca2010-04-01 12:49
[Lucid] Jockey gives message that it failed to install nvidia hardware
driver (#552653)

In: jockey (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee: Alberto Milone
1 reports, 46 comments, 20 subscribers, 8 duplicates
552653

installation using lucid-desktop-i386.iso dated 2010-03-31

Thanks to some fast bug work, this was verified as having installed the drivers, even though it told me it failed.

Passedfido2010-03-31 18:21
Passedratcheer2010-03-29 15:37
jockey-gtk does not say proprietary drivers are in use (#522943)
In: jockey (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee:
1 reports, 14 comments, 5 subscribers, 2 duplicates
522943

Hardware drivers GUI erroneously shows: "This driver is activated but not currently in use."

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