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Linux x64 (AMD64/EM64T) Display Driver

 
 

Version: 169.12
Operating System: Linux x64 (AMD64/EM64T)
Release Date: February 26, 2008

Release Highlights

  • Improved power management support with GeForce 8 GPUs.
  • Further improved stability on some GeForce 8 GPUs.
  • Fixed a bug that broke certain TwinView configurations with TV-OUT on GeForce 8 GPUs.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause OpenGL to crash in certain cases, e.g. when running Counter-Strike under Wine.
  • Further improved GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap out-of-memory handling.
  • Fixed a bug that could result in incorrect PowerMizer state being reported.
  • Improved nvidia-xconfig behavior when updating X configuration files without a "Module" section.
  • Worked around a problem that caused function key presses on some Toshiba notebooks to result in system crashes.

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_64-169.12-pkg2.run

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

STEP 3: Install
Type "sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-169.12-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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