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Software News   Software News : New Mesa/Nouveau brings support for Fermi cards to AROS!
   posted by deadwood on 6-Oct-2011 19:55:56 (1541 reads)
A new versions of Mesa 3D library and Nouveau video drivers are available for AROS.

The major functionality introduced in this release is a full 2D/3D support for selected models from latest nVidia video card family - Fermi (GeForce 400/500 series), putting most powerful rendering capabilities in hands of AROS user.



The full driver package can be downloaded from:

Mesa-V19-2011-10-06.zip

Other features and improvements:
- improved 3D rendering for NV50 series (GeForce 8 and up)
- reporting VRAM and GART sizes and free space via SysMon utility
- corrected memory allocation problems
- improved VRAM->RAM swapping on low memory conditions

Known problems:
- rendering regression with Cube/AssaultCube for GeForce 6200 users

The drivers are also available in the latest AROS Nightly Builds
    

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phoenixkonsole 
Re: New Mesa/Nouveau brings support for Fermi cards to AROS!
Posted on 6-Oct-2011 21:36:57
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Wonderful

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nikosidis 
Re: New Mesa/Nouveau brings support for Fermi cards to AROS!
Posted on 6-Oct-2011 21:45:49
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Fantastic Deadwood. Will try it as soon as possible.

Thx a lot.

edit:

just tried the new drivers for couple of hours now. Works better than even with my GTS 250
Very good work. thx.

Last edited by nikosidis on 06-Oct-2011 at 11:31 PM.

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terminills 
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Posted on 7-Oct-2011 0:15:56
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@Deadwood

What does this have to do with the Amiga?!1!one!eleven!



Great job as usual.

Last edited by terminills on 07-Oct-2011 at 04:03 AM.

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Caveman 
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@Deadwood

+1

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MaximvsPayne 
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Posted on 7-Oct-2011 7:04:09
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is there any chance that, my 4890 will be supported natively in the near future? really good work deadwood!!

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clusteruk 
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Posted on 7-Oct-2011 8:03:05
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I will try and build a USB stick to test on my GTX460.

Thanks you for all your work Deadwood.

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redrumloa 
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Posted on 7-Oct-2011 16:34:12
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Oh wow! It looks like AROS may support my main PC now!

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serk118 
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deadly work again so thank you deadwood.

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@deadwood

Thanks a lot for the hard work!

Sadly my hardware isn´t yet supported (AMD-ATI), I am waiting the support for AMD-ATI cards (including the mobile models) to install and support (even financially) AROS on my main system: an HP Pavillion.

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Nice!

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Trekiej 
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Thanks.

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