Re: Nvidia Card - nvidia driver or nv ?
Alex Samad wrote:
I have a nvidia card, and I was wondering if I should be using the nv driver or
the nvidia driver. I don't do any thing flash, watch movies with mplayer and
some development work with eclipse and firefox. I do use the TV out on one of
Last time I checked the main difference was 3d acceleration, whats the main
difference now, should I be using nv for what I am doing ?
I run a 2 seater Sid box with 2 nvidia cards: one AGP and one PCI. On
the AGP side I use VT textmode a lot.
With the closed source driver, the switch from X to VT is instantaneous
with Ctrl+Alt+F<x>. With nv I have to wait for a few seconds that I
*cannot stand* so I would run the closed source driver anytime.