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1.226. xorg-x11-drv-nv

1.226.1. RHBA-2010:0204: bug fix and enhancement update

An updated xorg-x11-drv-nv package that fixes a bug and adds support for Quadro FX 770M, FX1800M and 880M GPUs is now available.
xorg-x11-drv-nv provides a driver for NVIDIA cards for the X.org implementation of the X Window System.
This update resolves the following issue:
* previously, xorg-x11-drv-nv specified no explicit range for offscreen Pixmaps. On rare occasions, this caused X to crash with a sig 11 error when Firefox 3.5.x attempted to load certain, specific, web pages (eg http://adorama.com). With this update, explicit 512 pixel limits have been placed on offscreen Pixmap width and height. Consequently, xorg-x11-drv-nv no longer causes X to crash when Firefox 3.5 loads the specified pages. (BZ#498500)
This update also adds the following enhancements:
* previously, the NVIDIA cards that used the Quadro FX 770M GPU were driven as generic VESA-compliant video cards. With this update, the xorg-x11-drv-nv driver adds Quadro FX 770M support. Amongst other improvements, Quadro FX 770M-based cards now support multi-head setups. (BZ#486135, BZ#499684)
* this update adds support for the NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800M or 880M GPUs such as are included in Dell M4500 Mobile Workstations. (BZ#514999)
All users should install this newly released package, which resolves these issues.

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