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Old 04-11-12, 08:25 AM   #1
danix
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Default 295.40 (long-lived branch release) for Linux x86/x86_64 released

Release highlights since 295.33:
  • Closed a security vulnerability which made it possible for attackers to reconfigure GPUs to gain access to arbitrary system memory. For further details, see: http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3109
  • Fixed a bug that caused DisplayPort devices to occasionally fail to turn back on after the system is resumed from suspend.
  • Added a ModeValidation X configuration option token, "AllowNon3DVisionModes", to allow modes that are not optimized for NVIDIA 3D Vision to be validated on 3D Vision monitors.
  • Added support for the following GPUs:
    • GeForce GT 635M
    • GeForce GT 610

The 295.40 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86 is available for download via FTP.
The 295.40 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86_64 is available for download via 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 295.40 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).

Last edited by AaronP; 05-03-12 at 10:42 AM.
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