Tuesday, December 14, 2010

NVidia Driver Updates

NVidia has unveiled another Linux driver on their Linux driver page. This time, 260.19.29 is released under x86/IA32 and x86_64/AMD64/EM64T.

These are the highlights of the latest NVidia driver:
  • Added support for the following GPUs:
    • GeForce GTX 460 SE
    • GeForce GTX 570
    • Quadro 5000M
    • NVS 300
  • Fixed a bug that caused some OpenGL applications to become unresponsive for up to a minute on some GPUs when changing the resolution or refresh rate.
  • Added support for NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro.
    See the "Stereo" X configuration documentation in the README for further details.
  • Added a new X configuration option "3DVisionProConfigFile" to allow user provide a filename which NVIDIA X driver uses to store 3D Vision Pro configuration settings. See "Appendix B. X Config Options" in the README for more information.