Advisories ยป MGAA-2016-0086

Updated nvidia-current packages fix hardware support

Publication date: 07 Jun 2016
Modification date: 07 Jun 2016
Type: bugfix
Affected Mageia releases : 5


Updated nvidia-current driver fixes GPL violation

It's been found that shipping prebuilt proprietary kernel modules is in
violation of the GPL license.

Since is pro open source we adjust the way we provide support
for proprietary drivers.

In order to comply with GPL, this update switches to dkms source based
setup that builds the needed modules at kernel / driver install time.

This update also provide the nvidia-current 352.79 driver that adds
support for additional hardware and kernel 4.4 series