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NVIDIA GeForce 8 + 100.14.19 Redux

Sep 25, 2007, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"This past week was marked by the release of the NVIDIA 100.14.19 display driver for Linux and Solaris, which was the first alternative OS driver release from this Santa Clara company in about three months. The public change-log is quite lengthy and finally delivered on fixing the GeForce 8 performance regression. In our GeForce 8800GTS Linux tests, the performance fix was very evident. However, now that we have had the time to run more extensive tests with the GeForce 8 series and this new driver, we have found not everything to be smooth sailing.

"We'll be following up with additional details in future articles and in the Phoronix Forums but we just wanted to pass along that we have indeed run into a couple new issues with the 100.14.19 Linux driver..."

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