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



2010/1/4 Dave Martin <darkmoon vt edu>:
> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 09:21:18PM -0700, Linuxguy123 wrote:
>> 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 ?
>
> I wish I could use the proprietary driver.  But there isn't one yet.

There is: http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-nvidia.html#nvidia_driver_versions

>
> I have a Quadro NVS 160M, Fedora 12, 64bit.

Me too (KDE), and its working fine with the proprietary driver!


Steven

>
> nouveau works rather well out of the box, but I lose compositing and
> many if not all of the 3D functions.
>
>
> Blender does run, but has display update issues.  I'm not sure if that's
> a driver or Blender issue.
>
>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
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