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Thread: NVIDIA 1.0-8762 Driver Discussion

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    Default NVIDIA 1.0-8762 Driver Discussion

    Version: 1.0-8762
    Operating System: Linux IA32
    Release Date: May 22, 2006

    Release Highlights
    • Added support for QuadroFX 4500 X2, Quadro FX 5500, Quadro FX 3500, and Quadro FX 1500.
    • Improved Quadro FX 3450/4000 SDI support.
    • Fixed video memory reporting with GeForce 6200 Turbo Cache.
    • Fixed a problem with Overlay support when in TwinView.
    • Fixed problems starting X with SLI Frame Rendering on nForce4 SLI Intel Edition.
    • Fixed multiple issues with combinations of Stereo, SLI, FrameRendering and G-Sync.
    • Fixed several issues with mode selection for CRTs and DFPs.
    • Fixed a corruption problem with Rotation and large desktops on older GPUs, including GeForce4 MX.
    • Fixed a system crash starting X with TwinView on certain GPUs.
    • Addressed an NV-CONTROL compatibility issue; please see the Known Issues section of the README for details.
    Phoronix: NVIDIA 1.0-8762 Examination @ http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=6624

    32-bit Page: http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_d..._1.0-8762.html
    64-bit Page: http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_d..._1.0-8762.html

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    Default GeForce 7300GS

    i have a serious stability problems with that video card, on ubuntu AMD64 not works very well...

    freezy for any thing...

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    Are you able to elaborate at all on your stability problems with NVIDIA's proprietary drivers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jairo.serrano
    i have a serious stability problems with that video card, on ubuntu AMD64 not works very well...

    freezy for any thing...
    If you suspect that the instability is caused by the driver alone, try explaining it and posting a bug report here [nvnews.net]. The nVidia linux developers hang out there and are probably your best chance for a solution.
    Last edited by Shadewalker; 06-16-2006 at 03:09 PM.

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    8762 runs fine on my Ubuntu amd64 machine. It's a 6800GS though.

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    Thumbs up Ok!

    This driver works perfectly with UT2k4, even better than in Winbloze. Once I switched to Xubuntu, my framerates jumped from ~ 23 fps to ~ 38 fps...a huge difference! I have a GeForce 6600 GT.

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