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LXer 07-27-2011 04:30 AM

LXer: NVIDIA Releases A Batch Of Vintage Linux Drivers
 
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On the ATI/AMD Radeon side, when your hardware is no longer supported by the mainline Catalyst driver (e.g. right now all Radeon X1000 [R500] GPUs and older), you're left to use just the open-source driver stack, which obviously works quite well for many consumers on new and old hardware. AMD doesn't update their legacy Catalyst support for this older hardware in terms of bug-fixes and support for new X.Org / Linux releases. NVIDIA though, however, is continuing to support their vintage hardware via legacy Linux driver updates. This week they've released four new drivers...

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cascade9 07-27-2011 08:53 AM

'4' new drivers, but the 71.XX drivers are useless these days. So 3 really.


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