Package "ubuntu-drivers-common"

Name: ubuntu-drivers-common


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
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  • debhelper extension for scanning kernel module aliases
  • transitional package for ubuntu-drivers-common

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Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: updates
Repository: universe


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dh-modaliases nvidia-common


Version: 1: 2018-02-28 00:06:44 UTC

  ubuntu-drivers-common (1: xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * Drop the cpu-microcode.py detection plugin, as exposing microcode
    packages will not be necessary once kernel metapackages have a hard
    dependency on them
    - remove detect-plugins/cpu-microcode.py
    - update UbuntuDrivers/detect.py

 -- Chris Coulson <email address hidden> Tue, 30 Jan 2018 13:58:58 +0000

Source diff to previous version

Version: 1: 2018-02-23 17:07:29 UTC

  ubuntu-drivers-common (1: xenial-proposed; urgency=medium

  * tests/ubuntu_drivers.py:
    - Skip test_system_modaliases_system on s390x.
      Fixes FTBFS (LP: #1728547).

Source diff to previous version
1728547 SRU: Add support for keeping the dGPU on in power saving mode

Version: 1: 2017-08-23 02:06:42 UTC

  ubuntu-drivers-common (1: xenial-proposed; urgency=medium

  * gpu-manager.{c|py}:
    - Add support for using custom xorg.confs with the nvidia
      driver (LP: #1667198).
      Custom xorg files can be named "non-hybrid" (for non hybrid
      systems), "hybrid-performance", and "hybrid-power-saving",
      and will have to placed in the /usr/share/gpu-manager.d
      The directory can be overridden by passing another directory
      along with the "--custom-xorg-conf-path" parameter.
    - Add tests for the custom xorg.confs code and for amdgpu-pro
      hybrid support.

 -- Alberto Milone <email address hidden> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:27:33 +0200

Source diff to previous version

Version: 1: 2016-09-22 18:06:36 UTC

  ubuntu-drivers-common (1: xenial-proposed; urgency=medium

  [ Alberto Milone ]
  * gpu-manager.c:
    - Fix memory leak in get_alternatives(). Make sure to always free
      alternatives->current_core and alternatives->current_egl.
    - Partially drop the drm code, and get information about connectors
      from sysf. This fixes a long standing performance issue (LP: #1586933).
    - Disable persistence mode before powering down the dGPU.
      If persistence mode is not disabled, gpu-manager will not be able to
      unload the nvidia module (LP: #1619306).
    - Make sure to load and unload nvidia-drm. This fixes a problem that
      prevents the dGPU from being powered off in hybrid systems with
      recent nvidia drivers (LP: #1619306).

  [ Ying-Chun Liu (PaulLiu) ]
  * Quirks/quirkinfo.py:
    - Catch and ignore UnicodeDecodeErrors in dmi info, as some machines
      may report board_name as ffffffffffff0a to mean empty, and this
      causes an error in python 3 (LP: #1320868).

 -- Alberto Milone <email address hidden> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 12:49:19 +0200

Source diff to previous version
1586933 gpu-manager's drm output detection affects boot time
1619306 SRU request: Include the 367 driver in Ubuntu 16.04
1320868 \

Version: 1: 2016-05-02 15:06:34 UTC

  ubuntu-drivers-common (1: xenial-proposed; urgency=medium

  * gpu-manager.c:
    - Pass the arguments in the correct order when getting
      the list of alternatives (LP: #1575960).
      Thanks to Rafał Cieślak for the fix.

 -- Alberto Milone <email address hidden> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:29:03 +0200

1575960 gpu-manager: get_alternative_link() NEVER checks for a correct alternative

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