Extremely urgent request for testing (new Nvidia binary drivers)

Christopher Bayliss chris at baylisscg.org
Thu Mar 31 11:12:10 CST 2005

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto wrote:
> baylisscg wrote:
> | Hi,
> |
> | I hate to ruin it but the update killied my X server dead. I'm
> | currently dist-updating to the latest kernel in case it is that. Some
> | of the logs, below, ssem to suggest that the upgrade is incomplete as
> | it is reporting the 6629 driver.
> |
> You need the last kernel, the last nvidia drivers as installed via:
> apt-get update
> apt-get upgrade
> You will need to logout from X, rmmod nvidia, modprobe nvidia (to load
> the new one) and start X again.

	Thanks. I did that and it seems to work great on my 6800GT. Performance
seems improved. I get an extra 1000fps on glxgears up ~10%. I think a
better default OpenGL benchmark would be an idea.

	Thanks for this.


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