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Old 03-29-11, 10:00 PM   #1
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Default NO WORKABLE DRIVER for Acer AS4741G 432G32Mn (GT330M) and Ubuntu 10.10 amd64

From 256.44 to current beta(270.26), there is not a single version that can work with this system. The kernel module always gets crashed when Xorg is starting.

Acer AS4741G 432G32Mn With Latest BIOS(1.28), Ubuntu 10.10 amd64
Linux dword-as4741g 2.6.38-7-generic #37~lucid1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Mar 21 17:49:49 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux
(Other kernel wont work neither)
Geforce GT330M with K4W1G1646E x 8 (Total 1GB GDDR3)
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation GT216 [GeForce GT 330M] [10de:0a29] (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device 0370
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16
Memory at cc000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at ce000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]
I/O ports at 2000 [size=128]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at cd000000 [disabled] [size=512K]

Core i5 430M + HM55 Chipset.
Switchable Graphics is NOT supported by this machine.
1366x768 Panel with LVDS connection.
VGA and HDMI output available.
A PS8101 HDMI/DVI level shifter chip was found.

Crash log was once dumped, but has been deleted. I am not willing to reproduce one.
Now using nouveau, GPU hangs up every 1min to 2 days.
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