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    Default New Legacy drivers released

    Not a big changelog, just restores compatibility with new kernels.

    173.14.20 (legacy,pre-release) for Linux x86/x86-64 released Changes since 173.14.19:
    • Restored compatibility with recent Linux kernels.

    Changes since 173.14.18:
    • Fixed miscellaneous nvidia-installer bugs.
    • Updated nvidia-bug-report.sh to automatically compress its log file; running `nvidia-bug-report.sh` now produces "nvidia-bug-report.log.gz".
    • Fixed a bug that could cause nvidia-settings to generate invalid ~/.nvidia-settings-rc files.
    • Fixed an nvidia-settings crash when xorg.conf contains Device and Screen sections but no ServerLayout section.
    • Improved compatibility with recent Linux kernels.

    The 173.14.20 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86 is available for download via FTP.
    The 173.14.20 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86-64 is available for download via FTP.

    Please note: If you encounter any problems with the 173.14.20 NVIDIA Linux legacy graphics driver release, please start a new thread and include a detailed description of the problem, reproduction steps and generate/attach an nvidia-bug-report.log file (please see http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=46678 for details).

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    96.43.13 (legacy,pre-release) for Linux x86/x86-64 released
    Changes since 96.43.12:
    • Restored compatibility with recent Linux kernels.

    Changes since 96.43.11:
    • Fixed miscellaneous nvidia-installer bugs.
    • Updated nvidia-bug-report.sh to automatically compress its log file; running `nvidia-bug-report.sh` now produces "nvidia-bug-report.log.gz".
    • Fixed an nvidia-settings crash when xorg.conf contains Device and Screen sections but no ServerLayout section.
    • Improved compatibility with recent Linux kernels.

    Changes since 96.43.10:
    • Fixed a bug that could trigger kernel BUG() failures when stress testing setup/teardown paths.

    Changes since 96.43.07:
    • Added support for X.Org server 1.5 and 1.6.
    • Fixed the subpicture component order reported by the NVIDIA X driver's XvMC implementation.
    • Fixed a text corruption problem on X.Org 1.5 and newer X.Org servers.
    • Worked around an X server bug that caused text to disappear when a composite manager is enabled on X.Org 1.5 and newer X.Org servers.
    • Fixed a texture corruption problem seen when running GoogleEarth on some GeForce 4 MX GPUs.
    • Fixed a server crash triggered by Kopete's 'new message' popup dialog when a composite manager is enabled.
    • Fixed an X server crash with multiple server generations when GLX is disabled.
    • Fixed a bug that caused window decorations to be corrupted in Compiz.
    • Improved compatibility with recent Linux 2.6 kernels.
    • Fixed a bug that resulted in AGP FW/SBA settings and overrides being applied incorrectly when using the Linux kernel's AGP GART driver.
    • Added the ability to run distribution provided pre- and post- installation hooks to 'nvidia-installer'; please see the 'nvidia-installer' manual page for details.
    • Fixed a problem that caused nvidia-installer to remove Compiz's libglx.so.
    • Added 'nvidia-uninstall' as a shortcut for `nvidia-installer --uninstall`.

    The 96.43.13 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86 is available for download via FTP.
    The 96.43.13 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86-64 is available for download via FTP.

    Please note: If you encounter any problems with the 96.43.13 NVIDIA Linux legacy graphics driver release, please start a new thread and include a detailed description of the problem, reproduction steps and generate/attach an nvidia-bug-report.log file (please see http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=46678 for details).

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    71.86.11 (legacy,pre-release) for Linux x86/x86-64 released Changes since 71.86.10:
    • Restored compatibility with recent Linux kernels.

    Changes since 71.86.09:
    • Fixed miscellaneous nvidia-installer bugs.
    • Updated nvidia-bug-report.sh to automatically compress its log file; running `nvidia-bug-report.sh` now produces "nvidia-bug-report.log.gz".
    • Improved compatibility with recent Linux kernels.

    Changes since 71.86.08:
    • Fixed a bug that could trigger kernel BUG() failures when stress testing setup/teardown paths.

    Changes since 71.86.07:
    • Added the ability to run distribution provided pre- and post- installation hooks to 'nvidia-installer'; please see the 'nvidia-installer' manual page for details.
    • Fixed a problem that prevented X from starting on 2.6.29-rc1 with an error like the following:
      X:6500 map pfn expected mapping type write-combining for d0000000-d0500000, got uncached-minus
    • Fixed a server crash triggered by Kopete's new message popup when a composite manager is enabled.
    • Fixed a problem that caused nvidia-installer to remove Compiz's libglx.so.
    • Added "nvidia-uninstall" as a shortcut for "nvidia-installer --uninstall".
    • Improved compatibility with newer kernels.

    Changes since 71.86.06:
    • Improved compatibility with recent Linux 2.6 kernels.
    • Fixed a bug that resulted in AGP FW/SBA settings and overrides being applied incorrectly when using the Linux kernel's AGP GART driver.

    The 71.86.11 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86 is available for download via FTP.
    The 71.86.11 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86-64 is available for download via FTP.

    Please note: If you encounter any problems with the 71.86.11 NVIDIA Linux legacy graphics driver release, please start a new thread and include a detailed description of the problem, reproduction steps and generate/attach an nvidia-bug-report.log file (please see http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=46678 for details).

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