Nouveau Open Source X11 driver for nVidia cards

This package contains the Nouveau Open-Source driver for nVidia cards.

Any bugs and features supported by this driver are highly dependent on the card type. GeForce 6/7xxx cards work best with this driver.

Only the accelerated 2D rendering functionality is reliable so far, but this already gives many benefits over nVidia's "nv" driver on cards where the functionality is well supported:

* Hardware-accelerated EXA rendering with RENDER extension for compositing: It allows to use transparency under KDE and xcompmgr with other window managers
* Textured Xvideo on GeForce 6/7xxxx cards gives hardware-filtered and -zoomed video support
* Support for RandR-1.2 (incl. dual-head) Note: For dual-head, xorg.conf has to include "Virtual " and and for side-by-side, you have to use something like:

xrandr --output DVI-D-1 --left-of DVI-D-0

Drawback: It is required to add

Option "ShadowFB" "on"

to the Devices Section to have working suspend, but this disables all EXA and all hardware-accelerated Xvideo support (textures and overlay).

3D support is only present for GeForce 6/7 and extremely experimentental but certain applications and games like neverball, neverputt, briquolo and chromium work already without any flaws as long as not too many windows are open.

Source Files
Filename Size Changed Actions
0001-ddx-merged-commit-with-amended-nv30-fp-restore.patch 0000003695 3.61 KB over 11 years
0001-drm-merged-fixes-5-sans-nv04_graph-change.patch 0000007955 7.77 KB over 11 years
0001-merge-nv40fp.patch 0000003515 3.43 KB over 11 years
0001-s2disk-ddx-with-xorg-option.patch 0000005183 5.06 KB over 11 years
0001-s2disk-drm-suspend-support.patch 0000010430 10.2 KB over 11 years 0000002998 2.93 KB over 11 years
drm- 0000354936 347 KB over 11 years
drm.log 0000761349 744 KB over 11 years
gallium-checks.diff 0000000539 539 Bytes over 11 years
gallium-st_feedback_draw_vbo-null.diff 0000003063 2.99 KB over 11 years
nouveau- 0003346891 3.19 MB over 11 years
nouveau.rpmlintrc 0000000325 325 Bytes over 11 years
preamble 0000000043 43 Bytes over 11 years 0000001356 1.32 KB over 11 years
xf86-video-nouveau-ppcwerror.diff 0000001253 1.22 KB over 11 years
xorg-x11-driver-video-nouveau.changes 0000003412 3.33 KB over 11 years
xorg-x11-driver-video-nouveau.spec 0000006425 6.27 KB over 11 years
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