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Old 03-03-11, 12:49 PM   #121
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Default Re: Optimus support for Linux

At this point - yes.
But... no one ordered manufacturer to not include hardware mixer in between Intel and nVidia and connect nVidia as coprocessor only, for cost cutting... no one.
And no one ordered them to invent so strange and genuine ways to manage this hardware with software.
Couldn't it to be standardised? Like standard ACPI registers for switching? But no, every one must kick out, already opened door.
  • Linux Debian Sid x86_64/ 3.2.0
  • Lenovo T61p
  • NVIDIA driver 295.33
  • Xorg/XServer 7.6+12/1.11.4
  • GNOME 3.2.2
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