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Old 12-22-05, 12:31 PM   #1
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Default 1.0-8178 for FreeBSD i386 released

Release Highlights:

* Improved stability with the Composite X extension.

* Fixed a corruption bug with RenderAccel and the Composite
X extension when using wide desktops.

* Fixed a problem validating HDTV modes on GeForce 6200.

* Fixed detection of certain older TV encoders.

The 1.0-8178 NVIDIA Accelerated FreeBSD Graphics Driver Set for FreeBSD/i386 is available for download via HTTP and FTP.


If you are using FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE or a more recent FreeBSD 6.x release, please make sure that the compat5x package is installed.

Note that the gtk-2.x ports package(s) shipped with FreeBSD releases > 5.3-RELEASE are binary incompatible with those shipped with FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE; due to this, the `nvidia-settings` binary shipped with 1.0-8178 will not work on FreeBSD > 5.3-RELEASE. This problem can be solved by (re-)building `nvidia-settings` from source:

# fetch ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/nv...ngs-1.0.tar.gz
# tar zxf nvidia-settings-1.0.tar.gz
# cd nvidia-settings-1.0
# gmake
# install nvidia-settings /usr/X11R6/bin
Please note: If you encounter any problems with the 1.0-8178 NVIDIA FreeBSD graphics driver release, please start a new thread and include a detailed description of the problem, reproduction steps and any relevant log files.
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Default Re: 1.0-8178 for FreeBSD i386 released

@zander: Let's make a new sticky message about the latest 1.0-8756 for FreeBSD i386 (finally) released :-)
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