Expected in early May, the Linux distribution is likely to include Nouveau; an open source graphics driver that offers 3D support for some of NVIDIA's recent graphics chips more ...
on 02/15/2010 – Made popular on 02/15/2010
Phoronix: NVIDIA Provides Open-Source Tegra K1 Support In Nouveau
For those questioning whether NVIDIA's open-source graphics merits of the past few months have been real, this weekend NVIDIA released the initial open-source hardware enablement code to support their forthcoming Tegra K1 SoC graphics within Nouveau!..
The open-source Nouveau graphics driver for reverse-engineered NVIDIA hardware support now has initial support for the ARM architecture and as part of that initial enablement for NVIDIA graphics on Tegra SoCs.
At long last, if your computer has previously sounded like a jet engine when using the open-source Nouveau driver with your NVIDIA GeForce/Quadro graphics card, there is a solution. Fan management code has now been published by the Nouveau developers to support controlling the graphics card's fan speed when using...
While the Linux 2.6.38 kernel has been out for less than one week, if you use NVIDIA graphics, particularly with a low-end GPU, start counting down the days to the release of the Linux 2.6.39 kernel. Particularly on lower-end NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards, the reverse-engineered open-source Nouveau driver now meets...
Phoronix: Open-Source Nouveau Driver Remains Slow For NVIDIA's Fermi, Kepler
After last week publishing a Linux review of the GeForce GTX 650 using the proprietary NVIDIA Linux graphics driver, I set out to run a new performance comparison of the open-source "Nouveau" graphics driver against NVIDIA's official closed-source Linux driver.