NVIDIA Releases A New Beta Of Its Graphic Driver For Linux 32-bit

NVIDIA has announced the release of a new Beta version of its graphic driver for the Linux 32-bit operating system. This new beta version brings many fixes, a few changes and many improvements.

OpenGL programs will not freeze anymore under low memory conditions because the bug that caused that has now been fixed. The official changelong is full of bug fixes that improve the graphic driver and updates that offer a better experience to the user.

There are no more problems with ECC settings, the bug that cause the ECC settings to be displayed incorrectly in nvidia-settings when changing ECC settings on a multi-GPU system has now been fixed. Thanks to the developers.

Some other bug fixes include:

  • Fixed a bug that caused GPU errors when hotplugging daisy-chained DisplayPort 1.2 displays
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the use of multiple simultaneous X servers on UEFI systems

The support for the following GPUs has been added:

  • GeForce 830M
  • GeForce 840M
  • GeForce 845M
  • GeForce GTX 850M
  • GeForce GTX 860M
  • GeForce GTX 870M
  • GeForce GTX 880M
  • GeForce GT 705
  • GeForce GT 720

It is worth mentioning that this is the first linux graphic driver with overlock features released by NVIDIA. “For GPUs that allow it, an offset can be applied to clock values in some clock domains of some performance levels.”, reads the official announcement.