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Phoronix: NVIDIA 1.0-9625 Display Drivers

Sep 25, 2006, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Two days after delivering our NVIDIA 1.0-9XXX Series Preview, NVIDIA has shocked the alternative OS community by not only delivering a Beta candidate for the Linux display drivers but also for Solaris and FreeBSD! While our preview featured many of the same changes found in this release, today at Phoronix we have all of the details on this 1.0-9625 Beta.

"The first release highlight in the 1.0-9625 Linux display driver is initial support for GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap. This is the GLX extension needed for AIGLX; thus green users can now benefit from these desktop effects. NVIDIA has also beat ATI to delivering this support in their proprietary drivers. We had no problems running NVIDIA 1.0-9625 drivers with AIGLX on Fedora Core 6 Test 3..."

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