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Linux Display Driver - AMD64/EM64T


Version: 1.0-8178
Operating System: Linux AMD64/EM64T
Release Date: December 22, 2005

Release Highlights

  • Fixed a problem where certain precompiled kernel interfaces were not recognized.
  • Improved stability with the Composite X extension.
  • Fixed a corruption bug with RenderAccel and the Composite X extension when using wide desktops.
  • Fixed a problem validating HDTV modes on GeForce 6200.
  • Fixed detection of certain older TV encoders.
  • Fixed installation problems with Linux kernel source trees using separate KBUILD output directories.
  • Fixed installation problems on newer Debian systems.
  • Added support for NVIDIA SLI. Please see the README for details.
  • Added a new utility 'nvidia-xconfig', which is a commandline tool for updating X configuration files.

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 -

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

STEP 3: Install
Type "sh" 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

When emailing, please attach an nvidia-bug-report.log, which is generated by running "".