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    New NVIDiA driver with AA support
    Submitted by Anonymous on Wednesday, March 14, 2001 – 08:16
    There is a new NVIDIA driver 0.9-767 available at
    ftp://ftp1.detonator.nvidia.com/pub/drivers/english/XFree86_40/0.9-767
    It has a few bugfixes and supports the new xrender extension with antialiased fonts.
    ressu: Great! maybe now it won’t kill my machine everytime i use it =)

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    Subject: Re: New NVIDiA driver with AA support
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Saturday, 2001/03/17 – 00:33
    remembering that the nv drivers that come with XFree86 already support the Render extension (no 3d accel tho).

    cheers,
    Anonymous

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    Subject: crappy Nvidia driver
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Thursday, 2001/03/15 – 17:15
    IT really hates my chipset or something… I have an old TNT1 board, just so i can play gltron, and it worked fine with the utah-glx stuff w/ Xfree 3. but when i updated to Xfree 4, i had to use the official Nvidia drivers and they so lock up the box.

    Hardware:
    PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C598/694x [Apollo MVP3/Pro133x AGP]
    VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation Riva TnT 128 [NV04] (rev 4).

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    Subject: Re: crappy Nvidia driver
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Thursday, 2001/03/15 – 21:10
    I had the same problem before. Then modified these ram
    type definition to SDRAM in os-registry.c and it worked. But
    the anti aliasing only shows up for the supseruser, normal
    users get kicked after starting 🙁

    Hmm – guess these nvidia guys should spend some more
    time to do their homework…

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    Subject: Re: New NVIDiA driver with AA support
    Author: ashridah
    Date: Wednesday, 2001/03/14 – 14:52
    new nvidia-kernel-src and nvidia-glx-src packages are in incoming as we speak
    feel free to give them a bit of bashing, then drop by irc.debian.org and give calc (the maintainer of them) a bashing if they cause a nuclear war between your video card and debian. (sorry calc, but the people have a right to bash 🙂 )
    nevertheless, read the readme’s included, and making them becomes simple, and no more xlibmesa3 upgrades destroying your install either

    (yay RENDER! (now all i need is gtk support :/ )

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    Subject: debian package build fails
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Thursday, 2001/03/29 – 08:58
    # apt-get install nvidia-kernel-src
    […]
    # cd /usr/src/modules/nvidia-kernel-0.9.769
    # dpkg-buildpackage
    dpkg-buildpackage: source package is nvidia-kernel
    dpkg-buildpackage: source version is 0.9.769-1
    dpkg-buildpackage: source maintainer is Christopher L Cheney
    dpkg-buildpackage: build architecture is i386
    debian/rules clean DEB_BUILD_ARCH=i386 DEB_BUILD_GNU_CPU=i386 DEB_BUILD_GNU_SYSTEM=linux DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE=i386-linux DEB_HOST_ARCH=i386 DEB_HOST_GNU_CPU=i386 DEB_HOST_GNU_SYSTEM=linux DEB_HOST_GNU_TYPE=i386-linux
    dh_testdir
    dh_testdir: cannot read debian/control: No such file or directory

    make: *** [clean] Error 1

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    Subject: Re: New NVIDiA driver with AA support
    Author: ressu
    Date: Wednesday, 2001/03/14 – 23:29
    Great, i really need to give those a go. Last time i tried those i got stuck bethween required packages.. (and that darn compile bug that the drivers had a while back)
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