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-   -   256.53 for Linux x86/x86_64 released (http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=154551)

AaronP 08-28-10 06:28 PM

256.53 for Linux x86/x86_64 released
 
  • Fixed a bug that prevented XvMC from initializing in most cases.
  • Added support for xorg-server video driver ABI version 8, which will be included in the xorg-server-1.9 series of releases.
  • Fixed a bug that caused extremely slow rendering of OpenGL applications on X screens other than screen 0 when using a compositing manager.
  • Fixed a regression introduced after 256.35 that caused stability problems on GPUs such as GeForce GT 240.
  • Fixed a slow kernel virtual address space leak observed when starting and stopping OpenGL, CUDA, or VDPAU applications.
  • Fixed a bug that left the system susceptible to hangs when running two or more VDPAU applications simultaneously.
The 256.53 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86 is available for download via HTTP and FTP.
The 256.53 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86_64 is available for download via HTTP and FTP.

Please see the README (x86 / x86_64) for more information about this release.

Please note: This NVIDIA Linux graphics driver release supports GeForce 6xxx and newer NVIDIA GPUs, GeForce4 and older GPUs are supported through the 96.43.xx and 71.86.xx NVIDIA legacy graphics drivers. GeForce FX GPUs are supported through the 173.14.xx NVIDIA legacy graphics drivers.

Please also note: If you encounter any problems with the 256.53 NVIDIA Linux 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.gz file (please see http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=46678 for details).

AaronP 08-31-10 10:38 AM

Re: 256.53 for Linux x86/x86_64 released
 
Updated from the prerelease, 256.52, to the official release, 256.53.


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