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Old 07-21-10, 09:02 AM   #20
wantilles
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Default Re: is the nvidia driver falling behind?

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is it just me or the nvidia driver is rapidly getting outdated?
It is just you.

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Gallium3D
Only needed in the open-source drivers.

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KMS
Completely superfluous and useless.

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XRandR 1.2 (and 1.3)
Completely superfluous and useless.

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XRender
Completely superfluous and useless.

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performance (i.e. kde4 is still slow)
You are having distro-specific problems and/or you do not know how to properly setup your machine.

Completely superfluous and useless.

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...we need things like KDE4 working properly...
KDE is working properly.

You are having distro-specific problems and/or you do not know how to properly setup your machine.

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...and we just want to open the system settings to configure a secondary screen...
It is an "exotic", non-mainstream, and extremely rarely-used feature.

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...or the rotation...
It is an "exotic", non-mainstream, and extremely rarely-used feature.

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...we want our plymouth screen working.
If you want some useless, superfluous, pointless fireworks, just go up on your residence's roof, and setup some.

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is just my personal opinion, what do you guys think?
It is just your personal opinion.



PS: For almost 6 years, nVidia has been supporting its hardware in all UNIX OSes in an exemplary way. It is how is should have been, for any hardware company that considers itself a serious one - not like ATi, for example.
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