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Re: How many people need to use the proprietary nvidia driver ? (Or other non kms driver ?)



On Wednesday 23 December 2009, Kevin Kempter wrote:
>On Wednesday 23 December 2009 07:46:17 Dennis Mattingly wrote:
>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
>> >
>> > Please reply if you need to ( ie must) use the proprietary nvidia
>> > driver instead of the nouveau driver.
>> >
>> > Or some other video driver that doesn't support kernel mode switching.
>> >
>> > DON'T reply otherwise, I don't want to hear a debate on the free
>> > versions versus proprietary or anything else.
>> >
>> > If you are using the proprietary nvidia driver or some other non kms
>> > equipped driver, how are you finding F12 ?  Ie do you experience
>> > freezing when you access some panel items ?
>> >
>> > Thanks
>>
>> I use the kmod-nvidia driver at rpm fusion.
>> I need it for Quake 4 and my SNES emulator.
>>
>> ...
>> God, I'm addicted to Linux gaming.
>
>I use the kmod-nvidia driver as well, it works the best for me.
>
Unforch that marries you to a distribution kernel that may be 2-3 releases 
old.  So I use an ATI card, and radeonhd in 2.6.32 runs it slowly but trashy.  
TANSTAAFL.

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