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    Default The Nouveau Driver Is Moving Along Slowly But Surely

    Phoronix: The Nouveau Driver Is Moving Along Slowly But Surely

    The Nouveau Companion, the newsletter by the Nouveau driver developers about the progress on their NVIDIA reverse-engineering challenge for creating an open-source NVIDIA Linux driver, has its first new issue in nearly two years...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTE1MA

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    Default Hmm hmm, it wasn't supposed to be advertised yet....

    ... but it shouldn't really matter anyway.

    Next time, I'll put a red sign saying "DO NOT TALK ABOUT THIS YET".

    If you are interested in knowing when the final version comes out, please monitor nouveau's mailing list.

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    Lightbulb "Soon" = will take months

    Quote Originally Posted by phoronix View Post
    Phoronix: The Nouveau Driver Is Moving Along Slowly But Surely

    The code to this micro-controller compiler for NVIDIA's newest GPUs will be published soon.
    Just wanted to add, "Soon" = will take months. Sorry about that.

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    It might be sinful to add that casual nvidia card owner can help in progress by testing his card. For more info look at http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/TestersWanted

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    Puh
    I guess when I get my new laptop (460m), I'll pop into your IRC channel and you can tell me what to do...
    This is like Chinese to me:
    https://github.com/pathscale/pscnv/wiki/TestingTimings

    More important, you talk about vbios updates... is there something I could break on the card doing this stuff?

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