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On Friday 28 February 2003 10:54, Codewordt Gentoo Users wrote:
> With recent new releases (XFree 4.3.0, Gentoo RC3, gentoo-sources-2.4.20)
> I was wondering if I could make a plea that the new Nvidia drivers
> 1.0.4191 be unmasked? They are already being widely utilised by the rest
> of the distributions and certainly I've not had any problems with it
> myself. Problems may occur when upgrading or downgrading but on a fresh
> install in my experience it is more robust.
I disagree. 3d performance is better but 2d performance is abysmal, also due
to the new drivers not using xaa anymore (they use their own stuff in the new
drivers). Also, some machines don't have problems, and some do. See here:
I say keep 'em masked. Of course there's nothing wrong with you guys using
them. If they work for you, great.
> If it is not at all possible to unmask can I be given an idea of timescale
> and specific causes out of curiosity?
Maybe next driver release?
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