Saturday, March 19, 2005

New Linux Driver

NVidia has released another driver for GNU/Linux platform, version 1.0-7167. Here is the release highlights from their website:

# Support for GeForce 6200 with TurboCache™ GPUs

# Improved OpenGL workstation performance.

# Added support for XRandR rotation; see Appendix W in the text README.

# Added ExactModeTimingsDVI X config option to give explicit control over the mode timings used on Flat Panels.

# Added Xorg dlloader support.

# Changed driver behavior such that PAT (Page Attribute Table) is used where possible instead of MTRRs.

# Added a workaround for an X server bug with PCI-E GeForce 6800 and GeForce 6600; a fix has been provided to XFree86 and XOrg.

# Fixed stability problems on x86_64 PCI-E systems.

# Fixed 2D rendering corruption on certain older GPUs.

# Improved compatibility with Linux 2.6 kernels.

# Fixed compatibility problems with some SWIOTLB em64t systems.

# Fixed a bug that triggered error messages of the form: "ioctl32(doom.x86:6747):Unknown cmd fd(16) cmd(c0384642){00} arg(ffffc75c) on /dev/nvidiactl"

# Fixed NvAGP incompatibility with recent Linux 2.6 kernels.

# Improved interaction with the udev filesystem.

# Improved performance of PCI cards on Linux 2.6 systems.

# Updated documentation. Please see the text README file.

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