View Full Version : 173.14.05 for Solaris x64/x86 released

05-28-08, 12:26 PM
Release Highlights:

Added support for the following new GPUs:

Quadro FX 3600M

Added support for Quadro FX 5600/4600 SDI and Quadro G-Sync II.
Resolved a bug causing left and right eyes to be reversed in stereo mode on some Quadro FX GPUs.
Fixed a problem that caused OpenGL to stop rendering to windows with origins at or beyond 4096 pixels (horizontally) on GeForce 8 and 9 GPUs.
Fixed a bug causing some Quadro FX 4500 SDI configurations to take a long time to achieve synchronization.
Added preliminary support for X.Org server 1.5.
Addressed a problem causing visual corruption when using GeForce 8 GPUs to drive Chi Mei 56" displays.
Addressed visual corruption when driving Cintiq 20WSX wide format tables with some GeForce 6 and 7 GPUs.
Fixed OpenGL rendering corruption with textures compressed using the DXT5 compression algorithm.
Fixed a regression that caused invalid EDIDs to be detected for the internal display device on some notebooks.
Fixed a bug that prevented the console from being restored correctly in SLI mode on GeForce 6 and 7 GPUs.
Fixed interlaced modes on GeForce 8 GPUs.
Fixed a problem that caused the synchronization signal polarity to always be positive for DVI devices on GeForce 8 and 9 GPUs.
Resolved a problem resulting in X startup to fail on some GeForce 8 and 9 systems without swap space.
Fixed a bug resulting in X crashes when using GeForce 8 and 9 GPUs in SLI to drive X screens at depth 8.
Fixed a problem that caused TV output on secondary TVs to be black and white on some GPUs.
Fixed a bug that could result in kernel panics on SMP systems.
Fixed a problem causing multi-threaded JOGL applications to hang on exit.

The 173.14.05 NVIDIA Accelerated Solaris Quadro Graphics Driver Set for Solaris x64/x86 is available for download via HTTP (http://www.nvidia.com/object/solaris_display_173.14.05.html) and FTP (ftp://download.nvidia.com/solaris/173.14.05).

Please see the README (http://us.download.nvidia.com/solaris/173.14.05/README/index.html) for more information about this release.

Please note: This NVIDIA Solaris graphics driver release supports QuadroFX and newer NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. Quadro4 and older Quadro GPUs are supported through the 96.43.xx NVIDIA legacy graphics driver.

Please also note: If you encounter any problems with the 173.14.05 NVIDIA Solaris graphics driver release, please start a new thread and include a detailed description of the problem, reproduction steps and generate/attach an nvidia-*-bug-report.log file.