Archive for February, 2009

Rocky Road to the Greener Grass


A rough guide to showing a non-linux user the road to freedom…

Nvidia VDPAU benchmarks


Below are the benchmarks I have put together in watching a High Definition video, with VDPAU, the video decoder for Nividia Linux drivers.. There are some surprising, and welcome results….

SOLVED - XFX 9500GT - recent nvidia driver problems



OK, so my situation. I have an XFX nvidia 9500GT graphics card. I could not upgrade my Linux driver from 177.82 to any of the 180.** series, and I also could not update my Windows 178.24 driver to any of the 18*.** series. Why is this a problem for me? Well I really wanted [...]