June 26, 2005
Nvidia updates closed-source drivers for open-source OSes
Author: Stephen Shankland
When Nvidia began selling its new GeForce 7800 graphics cards this week, it updated the driver software necessary for open source operating systems to use the new hardware. The company released drivers for Linux on 32-bit and 64-bit x86 chips such as AMD's Athlon and Intel's Xeon; Linux on Intel's Itanium; and FreeBSD on 32-bit x86 chips.