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[Bug 1361207] Re: nvidia-graphics-drivers-* should recommend nvidia-modprobe


@Alberto: I know the plan and I fully agree with it. I was asking for a
status update and if there is a bug or something else that we could
follow/monitor instead of asking you for an update. ;-)

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  nvidia-graphics-drivers-* should recommend nvidia-modprobe

Status in nvidia-graphics-drivers-331 package in Ubuntu:
Status in nvidia-graphics-drivers-331-updates package in Ubuntu:
Status in nvidia-graphics-drivers-340 package in Ubuntu:
Status in nvidia-graphics-drivers-340-updates package in Ubuntu:
Status in nvidia-graphics-drivers-346 package in Ubuntu:
Status in nvidia-graphics-drivers-346-updates package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  nvidia-modprobe allows non-root users to load NVIDIA kernel modules and it creates the respective device entries. This is important for CUDA users as they would otherwise have to run a workaround script to load the kernel modules and create the device entries. This is documented here:
  http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/6_5/rel/docs/CUDA_Getting_Started_Linux.pdf -> 4.8 Verification

  Because of this newer nvidia-graphics-drivers packages (331 and newer)
  should at least recommend nvidia-modprobe. Furthermore the nvidia-
  modprobe is not available from xorg-edgers. Utopic includes an nvidia-
  modprobe package though.

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