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Linux nForce Driver - AMD64

 
 

Version: 1.0-0275
Release Date: May 27, 2004

Release Highlights for 1.0-0275:

  • Fixed performance problem in network driver that was causing stuttering in audio playback
  • Added support for nForce3 platforms
  • Added support for x86-64 architecture
  • Added binary RPMs for SuSE Enterprise Server 8 x86-64
  • Added audio control panel application
  • Added 6 channel output, audio input selection, speaker selection, per channel volume control, and analog / digital enable to audio driver.
  • Added GART patch for kernel 2.4.21

This page contains drivers and documentation for the nForce chipset. The chipset includes hardware support for IDE disk control, ethernet networking, audio support, win modem support, and a USB controller. These packages have support for ethernet networking and basic ACI audio. USB and IDE hardware will work with standard Linux drivers. There is no win modem support.

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: Review Documentation

  • README - HTML Version
  • STEP 3: Download Drivers
    To simplify installation, the suite of nForce Linux drivers are bundled into a single package. If you are using one of the distributions mentioned below, and haven't installed a different kernel (or significantly modified the default one), the installation will be very simple. If you don't use one of the distributions listed or have a custom kernel, please choose one of the alternative installation packages.

    Directly Supported Distributions
    These links contain binary RPMs with drivers and documentation for installing nforce drivers in these major linux distributions.

    Kernel Supported

    Kernel Driver Package

    MD5 Sum

    SuSE 9.0

    NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0275.SL9_2_4_21_102.athlon.rpm

    0bf7a1102dee0c2dc0c105da789c140b

    SuSE Enterprise 8 SP2

    NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0275.SLES8.athlon.rpm

    9f2a491b772528881f5977464b5e0a1c

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0275.rhEL_2_4_21_4.athlon.rpm

    200c8f7d5bde68f6df87173f4edd353c

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0275.rhEL_2_4_21_9.athlon.rpm

    16f536c969b4d2f7de828e2d3d9a6060

    Alternative Installation
    Use this installation if you don't use one of the distributions listed above, or have modified or replaced the default kernel. Please see the README (HTML) for instructions on compiling and installing the tar file or source RPM. The documentation for doing this is contained in the package.

    Kernel Supported

    Kernel Driver File

    MD5 Sum

    Kernel Tar File

    NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0275.tar.gz

    b11e5fb81d629b27be546b6a731d99ea

    Source RPM

    NVIDIA_nforce-1.0-0275.src.rpm

    c4ffb6eb3fdb6ab08953ed87fc23ec0c

    STEP 4: Install
    Please read the README (HTML) for details on unpacking and installing the drivers.

    STEP 5: Install Audio Control Panel [optional]
    A control panel application is available to control the features of the nForce audio driver.  You may either install the audio control panel as a pre-built binary RPM, or rebuild it from the tar file or source RPM.  The documentation for doing this is contained in the package.

    Kernel Supported

    Kernel Driver File

    MD5 Sum

    Binary RPM

    NVIDIA_nvaudio-1.0-0275.athlon.rpm

    d0855e87ee11f48c2bd6a0c66562795e

    Kernel Tar File

    NVIDIA_nvaudio-1.0-0275.tar.gz

    0b194bc32d25457663da02f3057cc6a4

    Source RPM

    NVIDIA_nvaudio-1.0-0275.src.rpm

    eee057ac95505cb43e2258f0694dc800

    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 to linux-nforce-bugs@nvidia.com



     
     
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