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Old 01-26-09, 07:58 PM   #1
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Arrow 173.14.16 (legacy, BETA) for Linux x86/x86-64 released

Release Highlights:
  • Fixed a problem that caused nvidia-installer to remove Compiz's libglx.so.
  • Added "nvidia-uninstall" as a shortcut for "nvidia-installer --uninstall".
  • Fixed a bug that caused corrupt window decorations in Compiz.
  • Fixed corruption in KDE 4 when OpenOffice is launched.
  • Fixed a problem that prevented X from starting on 2.6.29-rc1 with an error like the following:
    X:6500 map pfn expected mapping type write-combining for d0000000-d0500000, got uncached-minus
  • Added the ability to run distribution provided pre- and post- installation hooks to 'nvidia-installer'; please see the 'nvidia-installer' manual page for details.
The 173.14.16 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86 is available for download via FTP.
The 173.14.16 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 GeForceFX and newer NVIDIA GPUs, GeForce4 and older GPUs are supported through the 96.43.xx and 72.86.xx NVIDIA legacy graphics drivers.

Please also note: If you encounter any problems with the 173.14.16 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 file (please see http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=46678 for details).
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