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Old 02-23-2016, 02:10 PM   #1
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LXer: NVIDIA Releases New Blobs--Too Little Too Late?


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Although some companies have embraced the world of free software with openarms, there are many who haven't. NVIDIA is one name that comes to mind.Its reputation in the Linux world is far from stellar, but maybe itsrecent actions will help mend some bridges.

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The biggest problem relates to a "security" feature built in to NVIDIA's GPUs. When third-party firmware is used, the card locks many of its high-end features. This prevents the cards from running at full performance, which is one of the reasons Linux gamers struggle to get the frame rates that Windows users boast about...
Linux Journal is now completely disconnected from reality, I see. When did that happen?

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