NVIDIA Issues An Open-Source Driver Update
NVIDIA's Aaron Plattner has just announced the release of the xf86-video-nv 2.1.14 driver, but does it have anything in store? Not really. The NVIDIA open-source X.Org driver update brings support for a couple of new ASICs, fixed mode-setting for some NVIDIA GPUs, and other fixes, but nothing too exciting... At least compared to the ATI X.Org module and other drivers that have picked up kernel mode-setting support and other exciting features.
In fact, there have just been seven code commits to their Git repository since the release of the last open-source NVIDIA driver update back in April. This update though should at least help those using NVIDIA G80 / GeForce 200 GPUs.
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