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Nouveau GeForce 400/500 Fermi Driver On Linux 3.1

Aug 09, 2011, 02:01 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The Linux kernel has already supported kernel mode-setting for these GPUs and then more recently there was 2D/X-Video acceleration as well as 3D acceleration when paired with the Nouveau Gallium3D "NVC0" driver. The accelerated support though has required manually extracting the graphics processor's microcode after the GPU was initialized by the proprietary driver."

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