[PC-BSD Testing] New NVidia drivers 256.53

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Sep 1 07:02:54 PDT 2010


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On 08/31/2010 13:44, Arthur Koziol wrote:
> Newly minted: http://www.nvidia.com/object/freebsd-x86-256.53-driver.html
> 
>    * Fixed a bug that prevented XvMC from initializing in most cases.
>    * Added support for xorg-server video driver ABI version 8, which
>      will be included in the upcoming xorg-server-1.9 series of releases.
>    * Fixed a bug that caused extremely slow rendering of OpenGL
>      applications on X screens other than screen 0 when using a
>      compositing manager.
>    * Fixed a regression introduced after 256.35 that caused stability
>      problems on GPUs such as GeForce GT 240.
>    * Fixed a slow kernel virtual address space leak observed
>      whenstarting and stopping OpenGL, CUDA, or VDPAU applications.
>    * Fixed a bug that left the system susceptible to hangs when running
>      two or more VDPAU applications simultaneously.
> 
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Working on a patch for it now, thanks!!


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Kris Moore
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