[mythtv-users] New nVidia driver

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Wed Jun 30 21:03:56 EDT 2004

On Wednesday 30 June 2004 17:35, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> I assume these are also
> 4kstacks-clean for the latest 2.6 kernels (off to read the changelog now).

They are.

Version: 1.0-6106
Operating System: Linux IA32
Release Date: June 30, 2004

Release Highlights:
-Added support for GeForce 6800 series of GPUs
-Added support for PCI-Express 
-Added support for GLSL (OpenGL Shading Language).
-Added support for GL_EXT_pixel_buffer_object.
-Fixed problem that prevented 32-bit kernel driver from running on certain 
-Added support for ACPI
-Added support for 4kstack kernels.
-Added configuration utility "nvidia-settings".  For details, see the user 
-Added a shell script "nvidia-bug-report.sh" that gathers system configuration 
information into a log file; the resulting log file (nvidia-bug-report.log) 
should be included when reporting bugs to NVIDIA.
-Added a new Xv adaptor on GeForce4 and GeForce FX which uses the 3D engine to 
do Xv PutImage requests.

That last one is intriguing... I'm wondering what advantages that might hold 
for HDTV...

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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