nvidia binary drivers no longer work

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Mon Aug 2 23:40:47 PDT 2004

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On Tue, 3 Aug 2004 15:42, Mayo Jordanov wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 01:38, Doug Rabson wrote:
> > On Sunday 01 August 2004 19:45, Stefan Ehmann wrote:
> > > After today's cvsup the system freezes when I try to start X using
> > > the nvidia binary driver. The nv driver still works.
> > >
> > > ~1 week old kernel doesn't have this problem.
> >
> > If you can be patient, there will be a new release of the nvidia binary
> > driver fairly soon (which also supports libpthread and libthr).
> Do you have any idea if it has/will have support for the 5700 chipset?

I'd imagine it would be of a similar vintage to the latest Linux driver, so it 
should support newer cards like that.

The linux driver is at 61.06, the win32 driver 61.77. The notes for the linux 
driver say it adds support for the 6800, so I imagine the 5700 is supported.

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