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Nvidia 440.82 Linux Graphics Driver Adds Linux Kernel 5.6 Support

Apr 10, 2020, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

For GNU/Linux systems, Nvidia 440.82 adds a workaround to make the DOOM Eternal video game work via Steam Play. The fix actually overrides app-requested memory locations, thus making sure performance-critical resources are placed in video memory. Also for GNU/Linux systems, the new graphics driver addresses an issue which caused render-offloaded apps to crash on exit, as well as eight errors that occurred with the Nvidia kernel module when compiling the driver against the latest Linux 5.6 kernel series.

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