nVidia Linux Display Driver 1.0-7167
Posted on: 03/11/2005 06:51 PM

nVidia has released new Linux display drivers for i386 and x86_64

Release Highlights

* 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.

Download for i386
Download for x86_64

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