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Re: Possible nVidia driver bug? - (code sample attached)

On Thu, 16 Dec 2004, Stephen J Baker wrote:

>Miguel A. Osorio wrote:
>>     I see your point. But aside from not using GLUT, I did all of the
>> above.
>Yeah - well, it *is* difficult to get their attention.  The company I work
>for sells thousands of PC's with nVidia cards each year - but consider that
>we probably sell less than a typical branch of Fry's or Best Buy and you
>realise that we just aren't a sufficiently important part of nVidia's customer
>base to warrant attention from their overworked engineering staff.
>The only way we've really managed to get through the support barrier is
>to send people to conferences like SigGraph and GDC - and to nVidia developer
>forums. Get friendly with their engineers and sooner or later one of them
>will sympathise and give you their email address with an offer to help you out.

Heh, first you tell him how to write good bug reports, then in the next
mail you say that it's more or less impossible to get that bug report to
get noticed by anyone who can do soemthing about it. Seems like futile
work. :)

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