Unix graphics feature deprecation schedule
[list] [.][b]Support for 32-bit x86 kernels[/b] The Linux-x86 and FreeBSD-x86 release packages, as well as support for 32-bit kernels in the Solaris package, are no longer provided starting with release 396. Support for 32-bit applications running on x86_64 kernels will continue. See https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4604 for more details.[/.] [.][b]Support for Fermi-based GPUs[/b] Fermi-based GPUs are no longer be supported starting with release 396. These GPUs will continue to be supported through the release 390 legacy branch, which will receive critical bug fixes and updates for compatibility with new Linux kernels and X server versions through the end of 2022. See http://www.nvidia.com/object/IO_32667.html for a list of Fermi-based GPUs.[/.] [/list]
  • Support for 32-bit x86 kernels
    The Linux-x86 and FreeBSD-x86 release packages, as well as support for 32-bit kernels in the Solaris package, are no longer provided starting with release 396.

    Support for 32-bit applications running on x86_64 kernels will continue.

    See https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4604 for more details.
  • Support for Fermi-based GPUs
    Fermi-based GPUs are no longer be supported starting with release 396. These GPUs will continue to be supported through the release 390 legacy branch, which will receive critical bug fixes and updates for compatibility with new Linux kernels and X server versions through the end of 2022.

    See http://www.nvidia.com/object/IO_32667.html for a list of Fermi-based GPUs.

Aaron Plattner
NVIDIA Linux Graphics

#1
Posted 04/23/2018 10:10 PM   
A quick update for those who use FreeBSD but don't regularly read the FreeBSD forum: I created a post over there similar to this one, with the added note that support for FreeBSD 10.3 and older will end after release 396. https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/topic/1035610/freebsd/freebsd-feature-deprecation-schedule/
A quick update for those who use FreeBSD but don't regularly read the FreeBSD forum: I created a post over there similar to this one, with the added note that support for FreeBSD 10.3 and older will end after release 396.


https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/topic/1035610/freebsd/freebsd-feature-deprecation-schedule/

Aaron Plattner
NVIDIA Linux Graphics

#2
Posted 05/18/2018 05:07 PM   
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