lp:ubuntu/precise-updates/nvidia-graphics-drivers-173-updates

Created by Ubuntu Package Importer on 2012-07-26 and last modified on 2013-08-20
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11. By Alberto Milone on 2013-07-12

* New upstream release:
  - Added support for xserver ABI 14 (xorg-server 1.14).
* debian/control.in:
  - Remove the dependency on the linux headers as with other
    drivers.
  - Recommend nvidia-settings-304-updates.
  - Add ${misc:Depends}.
* debian/substvars:
  - Add an alternative dependency on xserver-xorg-core-lts-raring.
    (LP: #1198942).
* Add support for Linux 3.10.

10. By Alberto Milone on 2012-11-22

* New upstream release:
  - Added support for xserver ABI 13 (xorg-server 1.13)
    (LP: #1064192).
* debian/substvars:
  - Add an alternative dependency on xserver-xorg-core-lts-quantal
    (LP: #1080588).
* Add support for Linux 3.7.

9. By Marc Deslauriers on 2012-08-05

* SECURITY UPDATE: privilege escalation via kernel memory access
  - debian/dkms/patches/blacklist-vga-pmu-registers.patch: blacklist
    more offsets in nv.{c,h}.
  - debian/dkms.conf{.in}: added new patch.
  - CVE number pending

8. By Alberto Milone on 2012-01-12

Remove leftover from git.

7. By Alberto Milone on 2012-01-12

[ Daniel van Vugt ]
* debian/dkms.conf{.in}:
  - Fix failure to install with kernel 3.2 (LP: #576648).
  - Drop non-functional OBSOLETE_BY variable.

[ Alberto Milone ]
* debian/nvidia-$flavour.prerm.in:
  - Use the right path to remove the alternative for the
    other architecture (LP: #915461).

6. By Alberto Milone on 2011-10-10

Re-enable grub fb and drop the initramfs hook in favour of
"alias nouveau/lbm_nouveau off" (LP: #864149).

5. By Alberto Milone on 2011-09-30

* debian/rules:
  - Make sure that the module alias is always correct and
    uses underscores instead of hyphens (LP: #855396).
  - Make the grub-gfxpayload file a template and blacklist
    all Nvidia cards so that Grub doesn't set a framebuffer
    which prevents recovery mode from working (LP: #854967).

4. By Alberto Milone on 2011-09-07

* debian/rules:
  - Remove trailing spaces.
  - Blacklist the updates flavours in modprobe.conf.
  - Add an initramfs hook to make sure that nothings else loads
    open graphics drivers in the initramfs (LP: #839524).

3. By Alberto Milone on 2011-08-30

* debian/nvidia-173-updates.postinst{.in}:
  - Make sure to create and use X.Org's multiarch extra modules
    path (LP: #807209).
  - Share the same name for grub's blacklist file for all
    drivers.
* debian/rules:
  - Fix issues with pbuild.
  - Do not provide the X abi any longer. Depending on the ABI is
    enough.

2. By Alberto Milone on 2011-08-11

First release.

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