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Re: [SLUG] ubuntu 10.4 to 10.10 upgrade nvidia GeForce 8600GT


Hi,

I have the 8800GT, and have had no problems with 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04 
Ubuntu. I even have a multiseat working with it under 10.01 and 11.04.

Not sure of the differences.

cheers

Jon


On Tuesday 09 August 2011 11:16:57 David wrote:
> I need to upgrade to 10.10 to get the latest version of a particular
> software.
> 
> 10.10 release notes talk about problems with GeForce 8600GT drivers (and
> several other nVidia drivers).
> 
> Has anybody done this successfully? Google seems to suggest very mixed
> results. I don't want to find myself unable to use my desktop for
> critical work.
> 
> I've been looking at this:
> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-96/+bug/6
> 26974
> 
> and this:
> 
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1614860
> 
> but I can't see anything that inspires confidence.
> 
> Thanks