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Old 07-07-11, 09:51 PM   #38
Gusar
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Default Re: No Optimus support means NO Nvidia at all or no dynamic switching?

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is also totally unusable
Not true. As has been said in previous posts, look into Bumblebee.

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despite the fact it is marked as supported by the latest Nvidia Linux drivers.
The GPU itself is fully supported. That Optimus isn't is a different thing and nvidia never advertised that it is.

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at least, a switch after a Xorg restart for example.
Optimus is not about switching graphic cards. That's the whole issue here. Switching involves a hardware mux. But the point of Optimus is to operate without one.
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