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Linux Display Driver - AMD64/EM64T

 
 

Version: 1.0-8756
Operating System: Linux AMD64/EM64T
Release Date: April 7, 2006

Release Highlights

  • Adds support for GeForce 7300, GeForce 7400 Go, GeForce 7600 and GeForce 7900 GPUs.
  • Added support for running OpenGL applications while the Composite X extension is enabled; see "The X Composite Extension" appendix for details.
  • Enabled hardware acceleration of the Render X extension by default.
  • Added "AddARGBGLXVisuals" X configuration option, so that OpenGL applications can render to X Windows' alpha channel.
  • Added Linux/i2c support to the NVIDIA kernel module; see the "i2c Bus Support" appendix for details.
  • Improved power management support with Linux >= 2.6.14 and added support for suspend-to-disk.
  • Added new "nvidia-auto-select" mode entry for use in the X configuration file; see description in the "Programming Modes" appendix.
  • Added support for GLX 1.4.
  • Added ability for OpenGL applications to span greater than 4096 pixels when in Xinerama.
  • Improved G-Sync support.
  • Fixed interlaced modes on CRTs.
  • Improved compatibility with the latest Linux 2.6 kernels.

To download and install the drivers, follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Review the NVIDIA Software License.

You will need to accept this license prior to downloading any files.

STEP 2: Download the Driver File
Download - NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-8756-pkg2.run

SuSE users: please read the SuSE NVIDIA Installer HOWTO before downloading the driver.

STEP 3: Install
Type "sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-8756-pkg2.run" to install the driver. NVIDIA now provides a utility to assist you with configuration of your X config file. Please see Chapter 3 of the README or run 'man nvidia-xconfig' for details on usage. Instructions for those wishing to edit their X config file by hand can also be found in the README.

If you have any questions or problems, please check the linux discussion forum. If you don't find an answer to your question there, you can send email (in English) to linux-bugs@nvidia.com.

When emailing linux-bugs@nvidia.com, please attach an nvidia-bug-report.log, which is generated by running "nvidia-bug-report.sh".



 
 
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