TITLE: NVIDIA Graphics Driver (AMD64/EM64T) for Linux Workstations VERSION: 169.09.1 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains the NVIDIA (AMD64/EM64T) accelerated graphics driver for the supported workstation models and Linux operating systems. PURPOSE: Recommended SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP38471 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: February 7, 2008 CATEGORY: Driver - Graphics - Nvidia SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw4400 Workstation: All Models HP xw4550 Workstation: All Models HP xw4600 Workstation: All Models HP xw6400 Workstation: All Models HP xw6600 Workstation: All Models HP xw8400 Workstation: All Models HP xw8600 Workstation: All Models HP xw9400 Workstation: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Red Hat Ent Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop (x86_64) LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Adds support for the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700 PCI-Express Graphics Card. FIXES: - Fixes issue where the X driver crashes if the X.Org GLX extension module loads instead of the NVIDIA extension. This issue is now prevented from happening. - Fixes issue where the Linux/i2c algorithm driver implementation prevents the core transfer types from succeeding. PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: NOTE: To complete the installation, you must be the ROOT user with no X-server running (init 3). 1. Download the SoftPaq .rpm file to a directory on your hard drive. 2. To check for existing NVIDIA packages, at the prompt type: 'rpm -qa | grep nvidia' 3. Remove any previous NVIDIA package. For example, at the prompt type: 'rpm -e nvidia' 4. To install the new package, at the prompt type: 'rpm -ivh nvidia-169.09-1.x86_64.rpm' NOTE: Step 4 places files, builds, and configures the NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Module. It also moves any current X configuration file aside and automatically generates a new one that is based on detected hardware and connected monitors. NOTE: For more information about this package and advanced installation options, see the documentation provided in the '/opt/hp/graphics/nvidia' folder. Copyright (c) 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.