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11.05.2004 - NVIDIA Linux Graphics Driver 1.0-6629 for Linux IA32



View NVIDIA-drivers related news. The NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Driver Set brings both accelerated 2D functionality and high performance OpenGL support to Linux x86 with the use of NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs).

These drivers provide optimized hardware acceleration of OpenGL applications via a direct-rendering X Server and support nearly all NVIDIA graphics chips (please see APPENDIX A for a complete list of supported chips). TwinView, TV-Out and flat panel displays are also supported.

This README describes how to install, configure, and use the NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Driver Set. This file is posted on NVIDIA's web site (www.nvidia.com), and is installed in /usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/.

Release Highlights:
  • Added support for GeForce 6600 and GeForce 6600 GT.
  • Added support for Quadro FX 4000 SDI
  • Added support for 512 MB framebuffers.
  • Improved support for GLSL (OpenGL Shading Language).
  • Improved performance for VBO (OpenGL Vertex Buffer Objects).
  • Improved support for Linux 2.6 kernels.
  • Improved support for PCI Express.
  • Reduced virtual address space consumption in OpenGL applications.
  • Updated documentation. Please see the text README file.

    The Known Issues section contains new information for EM64T and for multithreaded application stability. There are also new appendices:

    (app-s) APPENDIX S: POWER MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
    (app-t) APPENDIX T: DISPLAY DEVICE NAMES
    (app-u) APPENDIX U: THE COMPOSITE X EXTENSION
  • Improved support for EM64T Linux/x86-64 systems
  • Improved support for RenderAccel
  • Improved performance for Java2D.
- Download Drivers for Linux IA32
- Visit NVIDIA Corporation

NID: 4537 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team
Categories: Drivers, Patches and Updates
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