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nForce Linux Drivers Released


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#1 OFFLINE   havnblast

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Posted 16 June 2003 - 06:41 AM

"NVIDIA has released a new version of their nForce drivers (v1.0-0261).Added kernel patch to support nForce GART; Added "spdif_status" module parameter to audio driver to enable/disable S/PDIF support for compatability; Fixed bug in audio driver that was causing MSI nForce board to only use 2 channels; Fixed mmap bug in audio driver causing Quake III to hang; Fixed Red Hat Linux 9 build issue with remap_page_range(); Fixed problem with rebuilding SRPM on Red Hat Linux 9; Added Red Hat Linux 9 and Mandrake Linux 9.1 binary RPMs. For more info check the txt file, and for download pay a visit to the webpage."source:savagenewsWebsite

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Posted 16 June 2003 - 08:50 AM

Looks like the packages all the Nvidia adepts were waiting for . . . . finaly they can upgrade their kernel too . . :) See, patience pays off in the end ! :) :DThanks Kelly !:) Bruno

#3 OFFLINE   GolfProRM

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Posted 16 June 2003 - 08:58 AM

Bruno,Just to clarify, this new driver is for the nForce2 chipset on motherboards (very nice chipset I might add).  This is NOT for the nVidia video drivers...  :)

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Posted 16 June 2003 - 09:58 AM

Aie, thanks Ryan ! Did not have the time yet to read carefull enough what it all was about . . . . I should have waited with posting :) !Thanks for being so allert ! B):) Bruno

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Posted 16 June 2003 - 09:59 AM

No problem my good man...  that's what I'm here for! :)




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