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Old 01-05-04, 12:41 PM   #1
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Default AMD64 Drivers that work with 2.6 kernel?

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone knows the status of the AMD64 drivers that work with the 2.6 kernel?

I've got a wonderfull,and rather expensive Quadro FX 2000 running on a dual Opteron box that doesn't work with my APG and provides unacellerated 2D video. Rather painfull to work with.

I purchased this card based on my past experince with Nvidia linux drivers and I now find myself stuck.

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Old 01-05-04, 12:48 PM   #2
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They work, no problems so far, just use the patch from www.minion.de for 4499. But hhere are some caveats: Nvidia GLX crashes with a NPTL-enabled glibc, and the Nvidia kernel modues won't load with K8 NUMA enabled, and there's no hardware accellerated OpenGL for 32bit apps...

My box, with a QuadroFX 3000:

uname -a:
Linux zauberwald 2.6.0-gentoo #1 Mon Jan 5 00:07:23 CET 2004 x86_64 5 GNU/Linux
glxinfo:
[...]OpenGL version string: 1.4.0 NVIDIA 44.99 [...]
/proc/driver/nvidia/agp/status:
Status: Enabled
Driver: AGPGART
AGP Rate: 8x
Fast Writes: Enabled
SBA: Enabled
glxgears:
42786 frames in 5.0 seconds = 8557.200 FPS
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Old 01-06-04, 10:18 AM   #3
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Thanks!. I'll follow up when I get a chance to try this out.
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