[PATCH][web] Nvidia NVC0 / Fermi cards do not yet work

Darxus darxus at chaosreigns.com
Sat Feb 19 18:57:40 PST 2011

To get this latest generation of Nvidia cards to work apparently requires
loading external firmware for Nouveau.
 building.html |    4 +++-
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/building.html b/building.html
index 768520d..b8b7d4c 100644
--- a/building.html
+++ b/building.html
@@ -36,7 +36,9 @@ Cards probably work back to Radeon 7200 (2000).</p>
 <p><b>nVidia</b>: Requires Nouveau (open source driver).  DRM output
 requires a kernel built from the Nouveau git repository, details below.
-Cards probably work back to Riva TNT (1998).</p>
+Cards probably work back to Riva TNT (1998).  The latest series of chips,
+NVC0 / Fermi, released March 2010, requires loading external firmware
+for Nouveau, which is not documented.</p>
 <h2>Setting up the environment</h2>
 <p>If you want to install in $HOME/install (or another location that won't

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