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Old 05-27-10, 11:38 AM   #15
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Default Re: Optimus support for Linux

Originally Posted by littlebird View Post
I think this is a great question that needs be clarified. I am in the process of shopping for a new laptop and many of the newest models boast of "Optimus". I intend to run Linux on the box and I need to know if "Not supported" means "It won;t work at all" or "automatic switching won't work".

Please if anyone can give a good clear answer it would be very helpful to me.
My clear answer (coming from the experience of my new Asus U30Jc) is that you won't be able to use the nvidia card, only the intel chipset is working for me (ubuntu 10.04).

And that's really a shame because I bought this laptop hoping to be able to use CUDA under Linux ...
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