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New nVidia Graphic drivers released: 1.0-8174

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Linux Display Driver - IA32

Version: 1.0-8174
Operating System: Linux IA32
Release Date: December 5, 2005

Release Highlights

  • Fixed GeForce 7800 GTX clocking problem that affected 3D performance.

  • Added support for NVIDIA SLI. Please see the README for details.
  • Added a new utility 'nvidia-xconfig', which is a commandline tool for updating X configuration files.
  • Added support for new GeForce 6100, GeForce 6150 and GeForce 7800 GTX 512.
  • Added manpages for 'nvidia-xconfig', 'nvidia-settings', and 'nvidia-installer'.
  • Made UseEdidFreqs "on" by default; the NVIDIA X driver will use the valid HorizSync and VertRefresh frequency ranges from the EDID whenever possible.
  • Added support for Stereo Digital Flat Panels such as the SeeReal and Sharp3D DFPs.
  • Added HTML version of the README.
  • Added support for static Rotation; see the "Rotate" X config option in the README.
  • Improved stability on 64-bit Linux 2.6 kernels.
  • Fixed driver installation when SELinux is enabled.

Download IA32.

Linux Download Page

new 8174 drivers

oh noo, they made all my fonts tiny! ...and my quake4 is crashy now. Sad

Anybody else got some input?

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