1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

NVIDIA 100.14.11 Display Driver

Michael Larabel

Published on 21 June 2007
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 1 - Comment On This Article

It was just two weeks ago that NVIDIA had introduced the 100.14.09 display driver, but today we have another new Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD driver out from the green binary camp. The NVIDIA 100.14.11 display driver adds support for their new GeForce 7 integrated graphics, fixes console restoration problems, and improves some other areas of their Linux (as well as FreeBSD and Solaris) driver.

The NVIDIA 100.14.09 driver had appended new GeForce 8 and Quadro product support, but in today's driver we have new GeForce 7 support. Well, the product support being added is for the GeForce 7025 and GeForce 7050PV with the nForce 630a. The NVIDIA GeForce 7000 IGP series replaces the aging GeForce 6100 and 6150 integrated graphics. NVIDIA's 7050PV offers support for PureVideo technology, integrated HDMI, and TV encoding while the lower-end GeForce 7025 does not contain these features, but both integrated graphics processors come clocked at 425MHz and offer similar specifications.

In addition to the new product support, the 100.14.11 driver fixes console restore problems for different configurations including the Quadro FX 4400 SLI, VESA console, and notebook LCD displays. The three other official changes that make up this release include improved interaction with ATI RS480/RS482 motherboards, improved support for House Sync with G-Sync II, and improved NVIDIA X driver interaction with the ACPI daemon.

This driver is only a minor update and with our testing thus far, we haven't come across any performance changes or other undocumented improvements since the 100.14.09 graphics driver. The NVIDIA 100.14.11 Solaris driver is identical in changes to the Linux version, with the exception of the X driver interaction with the ACPI daemon. You can discuss the NVIDIA display drivers for Linux and Solaris in the Phoronix Forums.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. The MSI X99S SLI PLUS Is Working & Running Well On Linux
  2. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980: The Best GPU For Linux Gamers
  3. ROCCAT LUA: A Linux-Friendly Gaming Mouse
  4. Cheetah Mounts: The Affordable Way To Put Your TV On The Wall
Latest Linux Articles
  1. Preview: Radeon Gallium3D Performance For CS:GO On Linux
  2. XWayland Linux Gaming Performance With GNOME Wayland On Fedora 21
  3. EXT4/Btrfs/XFS/F2FS Benchmarks On Linux 3.17
  4. Fedora 21 Alpha First Impressions: It's Great
Latest Linux News
  1. Dash As The Default Shell For Fedora?
  2. CUPS Turn 15 Years Old, CUPS 2.0 Released
  3. VA-API Gallium3D State Tracker Added Back To Mesa
  4. Radeon DRM Gets New Information Ioctl Queries
  5. Mir 0.8 Works On Less ABI Breakage, Touchspots, Responsiveness
  6. CS:GO For Linux Gains Better Stability, Community Server Support
  7. NVIDIA Issues Updated 340.46 Long-Lived Driver Release
  8. KDE Plasma 5.1 Now In Beta
  9. Systemd & Debian Were Most Popular In September
  10. Microsoft Announces... Windows 10 With A Start Menu
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Take the Steam Survey results with a grain of salt. It is flawed.
  2. X.Org Is Looking For Some Female Help
  3. Hacking Express gate (Asus Splashtop)
  4. Microsoft Announces... Windows 10 With A Start Menu
  5. NVIDIA Alerts Nouveau: They're Starting To Sign/Validate GPU Firmware Images
  6. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  7. Nero CD/DVD Burning Software On Linux Is Dead
  8. New Group Calls For Boycotting Systemd