Re: nVidia Releases Linux drivers (May 3)

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Date: Wed May 10 2000 - 18:24:35 PDT

Well, it's kind of hard to catch up when you don't have the specs. People
blamed Linux for not having adaptec for so long, but it was because the
proprietary guys wouldn't let the driver writers get their hands on the
specs. Same with the NeoMagic stuff.

On Wed, 10 May 2000, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:

> Finally, some decent drivers for Linux with major acceleration happening.
> It's about time that Linux caught up to the hardware.
> Linux driver download
> These XFree86 4.0 binary drivers are the result of a collaborative partnership between NVIDIA, SGI and VA
> Linux.
> In this initial beta release, they provide optimized hardware acceleration of OpenGL applications via a
> direct-rendering
> X Server and support the TNT, TNT2, TNT Ultra, GeForce, and Quadro chipsets. AGP and flat panel displays are
> also supported.
> --
> Greg Bolcer
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