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Old 05-03-07, 04:42 PM   #1
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Default FTP latest.txt not updated

Can Nvidia update the Latest.txt to 9755 which I assume is the latest!
ie
ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/latest.txt

It is now set as 1.0-9746 1.0-9746/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-9746-pkg1.run which has been replaced for some time , right?

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Old 05-03-07, 04:49 PM   #2
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Thanks for pointing this out. I'll talk to our IT group about getting this taken care of.

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Old 05-04-07, 06:01 AM   #3
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Quote:
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Thanks for pointing this out. I'll talk to our IT group about getting this taken care of.

Thanks,
Lonni
Tell IT about http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html too.
The new text layout is better, but beginner users still will not understand which driver is right for them. Little note about supported family of GPUs below each driver family would be great:

(example)
Linux IA32
Latest Version: 1.0-9755
For: Geforce FX/Quadro FX/Geforce 6xxx/Geforce 7xxx/Geforce 8xxx
and later

Latest Legacy GPU version (1.0-96xx series): 1.0-9631
For: Geforce 2MX/Geforce 3/Geforce 4 Ti/Geforce 4MX

Latest Legacy GPU version (1.0-71xx series): 1.0-7185
For: Riva TNT/Vanta/Geforce 1/Geforce 2
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Old 05-04-07, 10:01 AM   #4
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Additional enhancements to the driver download page are planned in the future. Please don't hijack threads, as this thread is focused on latest.txt.
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Old 05-28-07, 05:14 PM   #5
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The file seems to be reverted back to 1.0-9746 when yesterday it was 9755??
obviously something is broken that updates this file
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Old 05-28-07, 06:48 PM   #6
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I'm seeing 1.0-9755 in latest.txt. What IP address does download.nvidia.com resolve to for you when you're not seeing 1.0-9755?
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Old 05-28-07, 06:54 PM   #7
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Quote:
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I'm seeing 1.0-9755 in latest.txt. What IP address does download.nvidia.com resolve to for you when you're not seeing 1.0-9755?
It writes this man:
1.0-9746 1.0-9746/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-9746-pkg1.run
I checked it some seconds ago.
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Old 05-28-07, 06:59 PM   #8
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djdoo, you did not answer my question.
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Old 05-28-07, 07:20 PM   #9
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I just followed this link: ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/latest.txt
You mean the number of ftp://download.nvidia.com?
How to figure out??
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Old 05-28-07, 08:22 PM   #10
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Look at the output from :
wget ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/latest.txt
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OK it's->|80.239.144.156|:21
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Old 05-28-07, 08:32 PM   #12
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9746 here:

Code:
luser@zd7000:~$ dig a download.nvidia.com

; <<>> DiG 9.3.4 <<>> a download.nvidia.com
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 31144
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 5, AUTHORITY: 8, ADDITIONAL: 8

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;download.nvidia.com.           IN      A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
download.nvidia.com.    30      IN      CNAME   download-ftp.nvidia.com.edgesuite.net.
download-ftp.nvidia.com.edgesuite.net. 3570 IN CNAME 32940.ftp.download.akadns.net.
32940.ftp.download.akadns.net. 270 IN   A       69.44.177.206
32940.ftp.download.akadns.net. 270 IN   A       69.44.177.220
32940.ftp.download.akadns.net. 270 IN   A       69.44.177.234

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
akadns.net.             172062  IN      NS      eur1.akadns.net.
akadns.net.             172062  IN      NS      eur7.akadns.net.
akadns.net.             172062  IN      NS      usw1.akadns.net.
akadns.net.             172062  IN      NS      asia9.akadns.net.
akadns.net.             172062  IN      NS      za.akadns.org.
akadns.net.             172062  IN      NS      zb.akadns.org.
akadns.net.             172062  IN      NS      zc.akadns.org.
akadns.net.             172062  IN      NS      zd.akadns.org.

;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
za.akadns.org.          25465   IN      A       204.2.178.133
zb.akadns.org.          25465   IN      A       206.132.100.105
zc.akadns.org.          25465   IN      A       63.209.3.132
zd.akadns.org.          25465   IN      A       204.2.178.133
eur1.akadns.net.        18645   IN      A       213.254.204.197
eur7.akadns.net.        18645   IN      A       193.108.94.88
usw1.akadns.net.        18702   IN      A       63.209.3.132
asia9.akadns.net.       18587   IN      A       220.73.220.4

;; Query time: 64 msec
;; SERVER: 66.255.85.8#53(66.255.85.8)
;; WHEN: Mon May 28 20:07:18 2007
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 459

luser@zd7000:~$ curl -o - -v ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/latest.txt 
* About to connect() to download.nvidia.com port 21
*   Trying 69.44.177.220... connected
* Connected to download.nvidia.com (69.44.177.220) port 21
< 220 Akamai Content Storage FTP Server
> USER anonymous
< 331 Anonymous login ok, send your complete email address as your password.
> PASS curl_by_daniel@haxx.se
< 230-
< ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
<  WARNING:  This is a restricted access system.  If you do not have explicit
<            permission to access this system, please disconnect immediately!
< ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
< 230 User anonymous logged in.
> PWD
< 257 "/" is current directory.
* Entry path is '/'
> CWD XFree86
< 250 CWD command successful.
> CWD Linux-x86
< 250 CWD command successful.
> EPSV
* Connect data stream passively
< 229 Entering Extended Passive Mode (|||60259|)
*   Trying 69.44.177.220... connected
* Connecting to 69.44.177.220 (69.44.177.220) port 60259
> TYPE I
< 200 Type set to I
> SIZE latest.txt
< 213 53
> RETR latest.txt
< 150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for latest.txt (53 bytes)
* Getting file with size: 53
1.0-9746 1.0-9746/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-9746-pkg1.run
* Remembering we are in dir XFree86/Linux-x86/
< 226 Transfer complete.
* Connection #0 to host download.nvidia.com left intact
> QUIT
< 221 Goodbye.
* Closing connection #0
luser@zd7000:~$
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