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

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Thanks for the link, it was an interesting read. Looks like I'll be doing some testing this week :)

Dan 
 
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:fedora-list-
> [email protected]] On Behalf Of Rahul Sundaram
> Sent: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 8:47 AM
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: How many people need to use the proprietary NVIDIA driver ?
> (Or other non kms driver ?)
> 
> On 12/23/2009 07:54 PM, Dan Burkland wrote:
> > I have used the proprietary driver for its superb handling of 3D
> acceleration over nouveau. However, with the release of 2.6.33 near, I may
> give Nouveau as it now supports KMS (It may have in the past I'm not quite
> sure).
> >
> > Dan
> 
> http://skeggsb.livejournal.com/568.html
> 
> Nouveau in Fedora 12 has support for KMS.  It is very the same codebase
> that has been merged in 2.6.23 now. The proprietary Nvidia driver
> doesn't support KMS.  KMS is not just pretty bootup btw. Refer to
> 
> http://keithp.com/blog/kernel-mode-drivers/
> 
> Rahul
> 
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