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    Default A New NVIDIA Linux Binary Driver Released

    Phoronix: A New NVIDIA Linux Binary Driver Released

    NVIDIA has released the updated 295.53 binary Linux display graphics driver for GeForce and Quadro hardware...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTEwMzk

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    Since this is just a bugfix release with new support for new hardware, can we get a update in the distribution repositories without having to wait for the next release of the distribution?

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    Did it fix anything? I am still having crash in the machine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
    Since this is just a bugfix release with new support for new hardware, can we get a update in the distribution repositories without having to wait for the next release of the distribution?
    It depends on your distribution...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DanL View Post
    It depends on your distribution...
    Since it is graphics drivers we are talking about, i don't think any distribution waits for its next release to update these. I may be wrong, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikejuni View Post
    Did it fix anything? I am still having crash in the machine.
    It didn't fix anything that would cause crashes, at least nothing worth mentioning in the release notes.

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    Default Gt650m

    With bumblebee, this driver and 650M, it doesn't work for me :
    [ 1703.731166] NVRM: loading NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module 295.59 Wed Jun 6 21:19:40 PDT 2012
    [ 1714.543375] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x26:0xffffffff:1170)
    [ 1714.543385] NVRM: rm_init_adapter(0) failed
    [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU at PCI:1:0:0.

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