Feature #540

OI_148 Update Nvidia driver to 260.19.29

Added by Ken Mays over 9 years ago. Updated almost 9 years ago.

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The newer Nvidia 260.19.29 driver adds support for the newer professional Quadro GFX cards such as:

?Quadro 5000M
?NVS 300
?Geforce 500 Series
?Quadro 2000
?Quadro 600

•Fixed a bug that prevented XvMC from initializing in most cases.
•Added support for xorg-server video driver ABI version 8, which will be included in the upcoming xorg-server-1.9 series of releases.
•Fixed a bug that caused extremely slow rendering of OpenGL applications on X screens other than screen 0 when using a compositing manager.
•Fixed a regression introduced after 256.35 that caused stability problems on GPUs such as GeForce GT 240.
•Fixed a slow kernel virtual address space leak observed whenstarting and stopping OpenGL, CUDA, or VDPAU applications.
•Fixed a bug that left the system susceptible to hangs when running two or more VDPAU applications simultaneously.
•Fixed a bug in VDPAU that could cause a "display preemption" when toggling MPlayer to full-screen the first time.
•Added OpenGL 4.1 support for Quadro Fermi, GeForce GTX 4xx, and later GPUs.
•Enhanced VDPAU to fully support Xinerama.
•Fixed a bug in the X driver that prevented operation of Xinerama when using multiple NVIDIA GPUs from different major hardware generations on X with ABI 4 or greater.
•Fixed a bug in the OpenGL driver's Xinerama support.

And support for existing Nvidia graphic cards listed here:



Updated by James O'Gorman over 9 years ago

  • Assignee deleted (James O'Gorman)

Updated by Ken Mays about 9 years ago

  • Target version changed from oi_148 to oi_151

Adding update suggestion for Nvidia Cg 3.0 (Nov 2010 version or higher) package inclusion into OpenIndiana IPS.


Updated by Matt Wilby about 9 years ago

Nvidia driver update to be looked at for inclusion in oi_illumos. Not until then.


Updated by Ken Mays about 9 years ago

Please, close this ticket. Workaround is users can deinstall and install latest stable Nvidia driver for their needs.


Updated by Julian Wiesener almost 9 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Difficulty set to Medium
  • Tags set to needs-triage

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