Feature #540

OI_148 Update Nvidia driver to 260.19.29

Added by Ken Mays about 10 years ago. Updated almost 10 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 about 10 years ago

  • Assignee deleted (James O'Gorman)

Updated by Ken Mays about 10 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 10 years ago

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


Updated by Ken Mays almost 10 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 10 years ago

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

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