Support NVIDIA Optimus
by admin ·
As we learned from mailing comp.video.dir.devel , soon on Linux will be provided with support chips NVIDIA Optimus. It is reported by the open source driver Nouveau, Aaron Plattner:
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So, I experimented with the support of the new RandR 1.4 from Dave Airlie’s, and concluded that notebooks with Optimus technology can use our driver for an external graphics card with an integrated GPU.
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Since the extension is used as RandR Nouveau, and the proprietary driver NVIDIA, it appears that both drivers may provide support Optimus.