New nvidia drivers available

Doug Rabson dfr at
Sun Aug 15 01:20:32 PDT 2004

On Saturday 14 August 2004 22:42, Julian Elischer wrote:
> Doug Rabson wrote:
> > On Saturday 14 August 2004 21:50, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> >>On Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 07:34:24PM +0100, Doug Rabson wrote:
> >>>The latest 6113 build of the nvidia graphics drivers has just
> >>>appeared on nvidia's web site. Check out
> >>> if you are
> >>>currently using the nvidia proprietary drivers. This driver works
> >>>nicely on FreeBSD-current and while this version is not
> >>>thread-safe, it does not conflict with libpthread or libthr's use
> >>>of %gs so you don't have to map everything down to libc_r any more
> >>>
> >>>:-).
> umm if it's not thread safe, how can you link it with libthread?

Be careful not to call it from more than one thread at a time. The 
important thing is that it doesn't spam its own values into %gs so it 
doesn't break libpthread.

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