Re: diff nv vs nvidia
On 3/10/08, Douglas A. Tutty <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have an Asus EN7300GT silent that uses the nVidia chipset.
> Where possible, I try to go with free drivers. I had noticed a
> picture-quality improvment when watching DVDs if I use the
> debian-packaged nVidia driver. I notice a huge performance improvement
> using kpdf in that the rendering of the next page happens a lot faster
> (blink of an eye vs a second or so) with the nVidia driver.
> I thought that all the nVidia driver provided over the nv was 3D
> hardware rendering instead of 2D hardware/3D software rendering.
> Surely, kpdf is 2D?
> Does anybody here understand the innards of this?
Hi. I do not know the innards, but I think since they are two
different pieces of software, i.e. built from completely different
codebases, the handling of 2D should also be different.