NVIDIA 1.0-9629 on Debian testing

Being on the testing branch of Debian is cool; you have recent software, fresh updates, and plenty of little problems to solve.

Some days (weeks?) ago, after an apt-get dist-upgrade, graphic acceleration on my laptop stopped working. I didn't play with 3D things for a long time, so I realized just some days ago that the nvidia driver was not loaded anymore.

Why? Well... Who could say? Probably something changed (gcc, kernel subversion, xorg) and nvidia driver got angry for that. So, again and again:

aer:/pozzo# sh ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-100.14.19-pkg1.run

But xorg couldn't find any "nvidia" driver. Among my tries, there was:

aer:/pozzo# cp /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/* /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/

Yeah, I know, it was rough: soft linking would have been much more efficient (and more elegant). Anyway, after this, all worked.

One day later I found out a new driver version was available (100.14.19), and this latter one didn't require any workaround. Too late...

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