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Old 05-06-12, 08:49 AM   #21
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Default Re: NVidia 96.xx.xx & 173.xx.xx Legacy drivers donít work in Ubuntu 12.04

Originally Posted by SamanthaDL View Post
(By the way, I was wondering - to get the old drivers working with the new Xorg ABI, is it something as easy as bumping the driver ABI version, or does it actually need rewrites/adaptations due to xorg ABI calls being different in the new version?)
As far as i know, this ABI is a virtual package provided by xorg. So you can not play around with different versions independent of the installed xorg version.
Originally Posted by poltsy View Post
Does Option IgnoreABI work? No? Then it needs actual rewrite of the driver code.
In standard Ubuntu you can't even install it (unless you probably find some way to force it), so you don't even get to the point of trying that option in xorg.conf.
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