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Re: Keeping 10.04 alive
Indeed it has, but it is frustrating for new comers with 'older kit', else
I've got a zillion sections of documentation to write up for each of the
older cards which they then have to find with a borked graphics card ;)
On 27 October 2010 13:23, Chow Loong Jin <hyperair@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wednesday 27,October,2010 07:11 AM, Phill Whiteside wrote:
> > Hiyas,
> > well it appears there is also a bit more than the dropping of i586 that
> > as r0b asked in the support channel earlier.
> > http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1592628
> > I think that really does validate the decision to continue the support
> for 10.04.
> > I'd like to thank those who have pledged to support 10.04, and those who
> want to
> > help in that area.
> I'd like to stress here before anyone gets the idea that Ubuntu made the
> decision to drop Geforce4 MX, that the problem lies with nVidia, their
> drivers, and them not releasing updates for their binary driver, leading to
> being incompatible with the new X server that Ubuntu uses. I believe this
> happens almost every cycle with the -96 legacy drivers.
> I'm not about to post in that thread, because it has degenerated into a
> war of whether or not hardware/software vendors should support old
> Anyone who has enough time to deal with that thread, please feel free to do
> P.S. I also use the graphic card mentioned.
> Kind regards,
> Chow Loong Jin
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