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Re: "Trivial Question" - 32bit vs. 64bit vs. 32/64bit

On Thu, 27 May 2004 08:09:29 +0200
Rainer Koenig <Rainer.Koenig@fujitsu-siemens.com> wrote:

> Chris Horn <chris@beefstew.net> writes:
> > How would I go 
> > about running GL games, like Quake, Critical Mass and Return to Castle 
> > Wolfenstein?  Does ALSA work in 64 bits?  Do nVidia's video drivers?
> Acutally the nVidia drivers depend a lot on the kernel, at least the 
> drivers that are available for public download. The 1.0-5332 driver from
> nVidias web site won't compile with a 2.6 kernel, so you can only use
> it with 2.4 kernels. There is a new driver coming up (and already available
> for registered nVidia partners) that will do also with kernel 2.6 but AFAIK
> its not yet public. 

I think you made mistake there, the most recent nvidia driver is version 1.0-5336, which has 2.6 kernel support (running it atm on a 2.6.6). Before that there were patches available to make it work.

It can be found: 

Don't know anything about amd64 compatibility however.


Elie De Brauwer

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