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    Default Nouveau X.Org Driver Gets Fixed Up

    Phoronix: Nouveau X.Org Driver Gets Fixed Up

    Maarten Lankhorst released a stable xf86-video-nouveau X.Org graphics driver update today for the reverse-engineered open-source NVIDIA support...

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

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    Thank you so much to the developers. I am very happy with the "nouveau" performance in Kubuntu with my GT430. Even with heavier KDE effects enabled the system works very fluid.
    Unfortunately I can not say the same about proprietary "nvidia" driver. Since 3xx series performance is not good.

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    Seems like not many bugs were fixed.

    Weston still crashes I suppose?

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    Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
    Seems like not many bugs were fixed.

    Weston still crashes I suppose?
    Why? What bug is still affecting you? You reported some bug?
    Weston and Wayland you say? What driver is still not crashing with this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by YAFU View Post
    Why? What bug is still affecting you? You reported some bug?
    Weston and Wayland you say? What driver is still not crashing with this?
    Waylnd and Weston are not really solid yet so yes there'll be bugs...file a bug report?

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    It was fixed few days ago. You need kernel > 3.7-rc2.

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