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Old 09-18-10, 05:59 AM   #25
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Default Re: Geforce GTX SLI under Linux

Should we make an Petition Topic to get NVIDIA responding and fixing those SLI issues?
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Old 09-18-10, 12:44 PM   #26
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Should we make an Petition Topic to get NVIDIA responding and fixing those SLI issues?
Not a bad idea, anything is better than doing nothing at all. I already sent an mail to an SLI developer in person, but even after a kind reminder I didn't get an answer.

The driver not working like expected is one thing, but not acknowledging it and just ignoring the problem is much worse.

I simply don't understand why they don't post a few lines to say that they are aware of it and hopfully working on the issue. Look at the Windows benchmarks, Fermi cards CAN scale really well! And then what about SLI GUI plans or profile plans?

Please Nvidia, let your light shine upon us...
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Old 09-20-10, 04:58 AM   #27
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The SLI support in linux is very disappointing to say the least. In windows SLI scales amazingly well on my dual 460's, *and* I can use 2 monitors, while in linux I can't use dual monitors with SLI (twinview requires you to disable sli to use both monitors), and when I do use SLI the scaling is often nonexistant or WORSE than running a single card.
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The SLI support in linux is very disappointing to say the least. In windows SLI scales amazingly well on my dual 460's, *and* I can use 2 monitors, while in linux I can't use dual monitors with SLI (twinview requires you to disable sli to use both monitors), and when I do use SLI the scaling is often nonexistant or WORSE than running a single card.
Indeed. They need a giant leap forward regarind SLI to bring it up to speed! Such a shame with such powerful hardware...
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Old 09-20-10, 02:16 PM   #29
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With 3 GPUs, it's almost worse . . . In Windows, I run the primary screen in SLI, and the secondary off of GPU 3 . . . In Linux, the driver is incapable of allowing the third card to run independently of the SLI pair, so I either get one faster screen alone, or two without any SLI benefits . . . which sucks!

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