nouveau - NVIDIA video driver
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
Section \*qDevice\*q Identifier \*q devname \*q
Driver \*qnouveau\*q ...
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
nouveau is an Xorg driver for NVIDIA video cards. The driver supports 2D acceleration and provides support for the following framebuffer depths: (15,) 16 and 24. TrueColor visuals are supported for these depths.
4. SUPPORTED HARDWARE ▲
nouveau driver supports PCI, PCI-Express and AGP video cards based on the following NVIDIA chips:
GeForce 256, QUADRO
NV11 & NV15
GeForce3, QUADRO DCC
NV17, NV18, NV25, NV28
GeForce FX, QUADRO FX
NV30, NV31, NV34, NV35, NV36, NV37, NV38
NV40, NV41, NV43, NV44, NV45, C51
G70, G71, G72, G73
5. CONFIGURATION DETAILS ▲
Please refer to xorg.conf(5) for general configuration details. This section only covers configuration details specific to this driver.
The driver auto-detects the chipset type and the amount of video memory present for all chips.
The following driver
Options are supported:
- Option \*qHWCursor\*q \*q boolean \*q
Enable or disable the HW cursor. Default: on.
- Option \*qNoAccel\*q \*q boolean \*q
Disable or enable acceleration. Default: acceleration is enabled.
- Option \*qShadowFB\*q \*q boolean \*q
Enable or disable use of the shadow framebuffer layer. Default: off.
6. SEE ALSO ▲
Xorg(1), xorg.conf(5), Xserver(1), X(7)
7. AUTHORS ▲
Authors include: David McKay, Jarno Paananen, Chas Inman, Dave Schmenk, Mark Vojkovich
8. COPYRIGHT ▲
NOTICE TO USER: The source code is copyrighted under U.S. and international laws. Users and possessors of this source code are hereby granted a nonexclusive, royalty-free copyright license to use this code in individual and commercial software.
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