[PC-BSD Testing] New NVidia drivers out: 256.35
kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jun 23 05:58:03 PDT 2010
On 06/22/2010 21:26, Arthur wrote:
> No legacy updates though.
> * Fixed a regression in 256.29 where Performance Level clock
> frequencies were reported incorrectly in nvidia-settings.
> * Fixed a 3D Vision Stereo bug that caused the stereo glasses to
> not toggle when the flat panel was not running at its native
> mode timings.
> * Fixed a bug that caused nvidia-settings to crash when rendering
> its thermal gauge widget if the range of valid values for the
> thermal sensor was empty.
> * Fixed a bug which prevented use of high performance PowerMizer
> levels on systems with certain ACPI configurations.
> * Fixed a bug that caused non-primary Fermi GPUs to fail to
> initialize framebuffer memory. This caused a variety of
> symptoms, up to and including system hangs.
> * Added unofficial GLX protocol support (i.e., for GLX indirect
> rendering) for the following OpenGL extensions:
> GL_ARB_blend_func_extended GL_ARB_draw_buffers_blend
> GL_ARB_sample_shading GL_ARB_timer_query
> GL_EXT_draw_buffers2 GL_EXT_separate_shader_objects
> GL_NV_explicit_multisample GL_NV_transform_feedback
> * Improved Thermal Settings reporting in nvidia-settings to
> accurately reflect hardware configurations with multiple
> * Fixed an interaction problem between Compiz and'screen-scraping'
> VNC servers like x11vnc and vino that caused the screento stop
> updating. Fixes Launchpad bug #353126.
> * Enhanced VDPAU to add basic support for Xinerama. VDPAU will now
> operate on a single physical X screen under Xinerama. See
> theREADME for more details.
> * Enhanced VDPAU's handling of corrupt clips of all formats on
> GPUs with VDPAU feature set C to be at least as good as on GPUs
> with VDPAU feature set B. This significantly improves various
> clips provided by nvnews.net user eamiller.
> * Fixed a bug in Xv attribute handling that caused hue,
> saturation, brightness, and contrast values to be misapplied
> when using an Xv overlay adaptor.
> * Fixed a bug in the XvMC driver that prevented it from working on
> systems with AGP graphics cards.
> * Enhanced VDPAU to clear all VdpVideoSurfaces to black when
> allocated.This provides more consistent results when using a
> surface as a reference when no prior decode operation has
> written to that surface.In turn, this improves the results of
> decoding some corrupt streams,such as "p_only_no_play" from
> ffmpeg bug 1124.
> * Implemented new APIs to allow sharing VDPAU surfaces with OpenGL
> and CUDA. The OpenGL extension is GL_NV_vdpau_interop. For CUDA,
> please see the documentation in the CUDA toolkit for details.
> * Worked around a bug where the combination of a GPU with VDPAU
> feature set A together with specific motherboard chipsets could
> cause visible corruption when decoding some MPEG-2 streams
> * Fixed a bug that prevented the VDPAU overlay-based presentation
> queue from being used more than a few hundred times per X server
> * Renamed the driver file libGLcore.so.VERSION to
> libnvidia-glcore.so.VERSION, as a small step towards reducing
> the filename collisions between NVIDIA's and MESA's OpenGL
> implementations.This driver file is used by NVIDIA's libGL.so
> and libglx.so, and should never be used directly by applications.
> * Compressed the nvidia-settings, nvidia-installer, and
> nvidia-xconfig tarballs with bzip2, rather than gzip.
Looking forward to that driver series, however its still pre-release
stuff from what I understand. Once Zander officially releases it, I'll
be offering an update asap :)
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