november 7, 2006: NVIDIA released the latest display driver for Linux. supported platforms are IA32/64, AMD64, EM64T, Solaris x86/x64 and FreeBSD x86. the drivers are available at NVIDIA’s official download page
highlights of this release are:
Added initial support for GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap.
Added new “Display Configuration” page in nvidia-settings.
Improved workstation OpenGL performance in Xinerama.
Added support for NVIDIA Quadro Plex.
Added support for Quad SLI.
Improved X driver error recovery.
Improved workstation overlay performance.
Added SMBus functionality to the Linux/i2c interface.
Fixed DFP scaling support.
Added support for OpenGL 2.1.
Added new “TwinViewXineramaInfoOrder” X configuration option to control the order of display devices when in TwinView.
Fixed some problems related to TV Out.
Added new NVIDIA logo artwork to nvidia-settings and X driver splashscreen; the X driver splashscreen can now be configured with the new “LogoPath” X configuration option.