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    Default NVIDIA Releases Beta OpenGL 4.4 Linux Driver

    Phoronix: NVIDIA Releases Beta OpenGL 4.4 Linux Driver

    The Khronos Group only publicly unveiled the OpenGL 4.4 specification yesterday, but already NVIDIA Corp has out public beta drivers for Windows and Linux of their first graphics drivers to support OpenGL 4.4 and GLSL 4.40...

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

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    Well, that was fast

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    damn, nvidia are fast! The ball is in your court AMD!

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    Any word on Kernel support? Does this finally bring 3.10+ support? Thanks.

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    no EGL Support.........

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    I'm not terribly surprised nvidia released it this quick. First of all, it's a beta. Second, nvidia and AMD are pretty much the only companies that have hardware effectively capable of opengl 4.4, so that means nvidia must have already been experimenting with this before it was even announced.

    I personally won't really care how long AMD takes to release their 4.4 compatible drivers. There's barely anything out there that uses 4.2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerssuperman View Post
    Any word on Kernel support? Does this finally bring 3.10+ support? Thanks.
    Isn't that something the distros usually patch in? I'm runnig 3.10 with CK Patchset and NVIDIA prop driver. No problem.

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