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Old 11-14-08, 08:22 AM   #1
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Arrow 180.06 (BETA) for Linux x86/x86-64 released

Release Highlights:
  • Added support for CUDA 2.1.
  • Added initial support for PureVideo-like features on Linux via the new VDPAU API (see the vdpau.h header file installed with the driver).
  • Added new workstation performance optimizations.
  • Enabled the X Render "GlyphCache" by default.
  • Disabled shared memory X pixmaps by default; see the “AllowSHMPixmaps" option.
  • Fixed a regression that could result in window decoration corruption when running Compiz using Geforce 6 and 7 series GPUs.
  • Improved X pixmap placement on GeForce 8 series and later GPUs.
  • Improved compatibility with recent Linux kernels.
  • Improved stability on some GeForce 8 series and newer GPUs.
The 180.06 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86 is available for download via HTTP.
The 180.06 NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver Set for Linux/x86-64 is available for download via HTTP.

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 180.06 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).

Last edited by AaronP; 11-14-08 at 11:44 AM. Reason: 180.06 is beta
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