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zBeeble42 06-20-08 12:52 AM

177.13 vs. 8700M (moving forward)
The 177.13 seems to move forward a bit in function from the 173.14.

The major new thing I notice is that the driver correctly detects and selects the flat panel on my desk vs. the flat panel in the laptop when it is connected --- meaning that I can finally use most of the features on the large flat panel. Good one.

Nvidia-settings still reports that the card is stuck in 170 Mhz mode. Nvidia-settings also seems to think the system is on battery power. If the battery/AC state was correctly obtained, maybe my problem of being stuck in 170Mhz mode would be solved?

zBeeble42 06-20-08 12:58 AM

Re: 177.13 vs. 8700M (moving forward)
(heh... following up to my own post)

... however it would seem that the 100% of one cpu is still taken by interrupts from the card.

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