July 29, 2003

Nvidia Releases New Graphics Drivers for Linux Platform

WHAT: NVIDIA Corporation (http://www.nvidia.com), the worldwide leader in
visual processing solutions, has just posted new Linux drivers for its
award-winning GeForce graphics processing units. The new drivers are version
1.0-4496 with a release date of July 28, 2003.

WHERE: http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_display_ia32_1.0-4496.html



  • GeForce FX 5900 support

  • Support for Active Stereo + TwinView

  • Initial support for APM power management

  • Improved OpenGL performance when rendering to multiple buffers (such as
    when using a stereo visual and rendering to GL_LEFT_AND_RIGHT).


  • Supports all major distributions by user compiling

  • Ships with precompiled kernel interfaces for:

    o Red Hat Linux 9.0

    o Red Hat Linux 8.0

    o Red Hat Linux 7.3

    o SuSE 8.2

Also, please note that this driver release supports NVIDIA Linux Update, an
integrated installer that simplifies setup and deployment. With NVIDIA Linux
Update, you can intelligently download the new drivers directly to your PC
for the distribution you are using. NVIDIA Linux Update fully supports all
major Linux OSes and CPUs.

Link: nvidia.com

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