taupter writes: "New Nvidia Linux drive
r 100.14.19 is out,for x86 and amd64. An updated Solaris driver is out too. The "black-window bug" is finally fixed!
Get it at http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_display_ia32_100.14.19.html
Added support for new GPUs: Quadro FX 290, Quadro FX 370, Quadro FX 570, Quadro FX 1700
Improved GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap out-of-memory handling.
Fixed a performance regression on GeForce 8 GPUs.
Added support for a 'NoScanout' mode to the X driver, useful for high performance computing environments and remote graphics; please see the 'UseDisplayDevice' option description for details.
Improved power management support with GeForce 8 and older GPUs.
Improved compatibility with recent X.Org X servers.
Improved G-Sync support with Quadro FX 4600 and Quadro FX 5600.
Added XV brightness and contrast controls to the GeForce 8 video texture adapter implementation.
Further improved interaction with ATi RS480/482 based mainboards.
Fixed stability problems with some GeForce 8 GPUs.
Fixed XvMC support on GeForce 7050 PV / NVIDIA nForce 630a GPUs with PureVideo support.
Added support for bridgeless SLI with GeForce 8 GPUs.
Fixed rotation support on some GeForce 8 GPUs.
Fixed a problem causing X to render incorrectly after VT switches with composited desktops.
Fixed a RENDER acceleration bug that was causing 2D rendering corruption in Eclipse with GeForce 8 GPUs.
Improved VGA console restoration with DFPs and TVs.
Fixed a bug that resulted in the generation of incorrect EDIDs on some notebooks.
Fixed flickering corruption with SLIAA on GeForce 8 GPUs.
Improved compatibility with recent Linux 2.6 kernels.
Fixed a compatibility problem with some Linux 2.4 kernels.
Improved hotkey switching support.
Fixed an 'nvidia-installer' bug that was causing the installer to treat some of its temporary files as conflicting.
Fixed several problems causing crashes if/dev is mounted with the 'noexec' option.
Reduced kernel virtual memory usage with some GeForce 8 GPUs."
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