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Linux x86 Display Driver Version 256.44

Version: 256.44
Release Date: 2010.8.2
Operating System: Linux 32-bit
Language: English (US)
File Size: 24.22 MB

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  • Added Support for GeForce GTX 460
  • Added Support for Quadro 4000, Quadro 5000, and Quadro 6000.
  • Updated nvidia-installer to detect the nouveau kernel module and fail with an appropriate error message.
  • Added information to the NVIDIA driver README on how to disable the nouveau driver.
  • Fixed VDPAU to not print a debug error message when calling VdpVideoMixerQueryFeatureSupport with an unsupported or unknown VdpVideoMixerFeature.
  • Removed the requirement that in TwinView passive stereo, MetaModes must have identical viewports on each monitor.
  • Removed the requirement that in active stereo, all monitors must use identical modetimings.
  • Enhanced VDPAU to better report certain kinds of initialization error.
  • Fixed a regression that caused Xv to return BadAlloc errors on AGP systems when using the AGP GART driver contained in the NVIDIA driver.This fixes the problem reported in thread 151199.