Linux Display Driver - IA64


Linux Graphics Driver Download

Version: 1.0-4050
Operating System: Linux IA64
Release Date: December 11, 2002

Release Highlights:

  • OpenGL 1.4 with CineFX architecture support
  • Improved SPEC Viewperf performance by up to 20%
  • GLX 1.3 support

Products Supported:

  • Quadro
  • Quadro2 MXR/EX
  • Quadro2 Pro
  • Quadro DCC
  • Quadro4 550 XGL
  • Quadro4 750 XGL
  • Quadro4 900 XGL
  • Quadro4 980 XGL

To download and install the drivers, follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Review the NVIDIA Software License. You will need to accept this license prior to downloading any files.

STEP 2: Review Documentation
README - Text Version
README.IA64 - Text Version

STEP 3: Download the Driver
You must download 2 files: a GLX driver file and a kernel driver file. The version of these files must match.

STEP 3A: Download GLX Driver File

File Description GLX Driver File MD5 Sum
GLX Tar File NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-4050.tar.gz 895ff54b805c8938362cd45570e0e67d

Download Alternatives: FTP1, FTP2

STEP 3B: Download Kernel Driver File

Kernel Supported Kernel Driver File MD5 Sum
Kernel Module Tar File NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-4050.tar.gz c18b5ece2e70e20b98915f723569605b

STEP 4: Check dependencies
The dependencies are listed in the README. It is important to note that the NVIDIA driver set requires XFree version 4.0.1 or greater. If this is not available on your linux distribution, please go to the XFree86 web site (

STEP 5: Install
See the README (text) and README.IA64 (text) for detailed installation instructions. If you have any questions or problems, please check the linux discussion forum. If you don't find an answer to your question there, you can send email to