[arch-general] Latest NVIDIA en kernel update

Manne Merak mannemerak at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 11:08:47 CEST 2010

On 04/23/2010 10:13 AM, Gaurish Sharma wrote:
> On 04/23/2010 12:04 PM, Manne Merak wrote:
>> I see there are some discussions going on the nvidia, KDE and arch 
>> forums about the performance of KDE 4.4 and latest nvidia driver, no 
>> results yet as I can see.
>> My current setup with 190.53 works fast and snappy (no special xorg 
>> param); but updating to anything later drops performance by a factor, 
>> so I resisted upgrading nvidia.  Now with the latest kernel update I 
>> cannot keep the 190.53 driver.
>> Anyone have a solution for performance tweaking the latest KDE and 
>> nvidia combo?  (I dont want to get too out of sync with the updates).
>> Manne
> Hi,
> you can upgrade to nvidia 195.36 as the issue has been fixed.from the 
> changelog[1]
> * Fixed a performance regression with non-antialiased text in KDE4.
> [1] http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_display_amd64_195.36.15.html 
> <http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_display_amd64_195.36.15.html>

I saw that, but some discussions on the NVIDIA forums suggests that that 
was not the problem.
I will update and see; can go back to Compiz if KWin is unusable.


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