Wednesday, February 27, 2008

NVidia Driver 169.12 Released

Yesterday, NVidia released a new driver for their latest product, 169.12. This driver fixes several problem occurred in previous version. Here's some highlight on the latest release:
  • Improved power management support with GeForce 8 GPUs.
  • Further improved stability on some GeForce 8 GPUs.
  • Fixed a bug that broke certain TwinView configurations with TV-OUT on GeForce 8 GPUs.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause OpenGL to crash in certain cases, e.g. when running Counter-Strike under Wine.
  • Further improved GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap out-of-memory handling.
  • Fixed a bug that could result in incorrect PowerMizer state being reported.
  • Improved nvidia-xconfig behavior when updating X configuration files without a "Module" section.
  • Worked around a problem that caused function key presses on some Toshiba notebooks to result in system crashes.