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Finally, after waiting for a few months NVIDIA has released a new mainline driver which includes Transform Feedback support. Previously, you had to use their special Vulkan beta driver to get it.

The "VK_EXT_transform_feedback" extension is one that was made especially for helping support translation layers from other 3D APIs. In our case, it helps DXVK plus Wine (and so Valve's Steam Play) with certain Windows games when run on Linux.

Additionally, this 415.22 release also adds in the fixed-up support for Unity games not working and solves a build failure with the Linux Kernel 4.20 release candidates. 

If you're on Ubuntu, keep an eye on this PPA where it should land in the next few days for easy installation and updating. I just hope the PPA doesn't break Vulkan again when updating like it did recently. I've sent the maintainers of that PPA a message to notify them of the new release.

For other distributions, you likely already know where to look. For those installing manually, see the NVIDIA website.

Hat tip to bird_or_cage.

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mrdeathjr 7 Dec, 2018
Piers Daniell from nvidia said this:

https://github.com/doitsujin/dxvk/issues/267#issuecomment-445031988

QuoteHeads up to folks on this thread.

We just released the 415.22 mainline driver at the
usual place https://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html.

This contains a fix for Unity games running under
Proton/Wine and also supports VK_EXT_transform_feedback.

Enjoy.

^_^


Last edited by mrdeathjr on 7 December 2018 at 10:58 pm UTC
Tim 7 Dec, 2018
Nice. Available in Fedora Rawhide already http://koji.rpmfusion.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=9623 Now it possible to upgrade for Nvidia users.
dibz 7 Dec, 2018
Yay, I was just thinking about sending them a heads up to get an update and then I see this.
mmm...
I wonder if this is the reason why Proton wasn't updated in a month.
mrdeathjr 7 Dec, 2018
Comandante Ñoñardommm...
I wonder if this is the reason why Proton wasn't updated in a month.

Maybe can related with faudio because them stay very active and them stay testing faudio with proton

https://github.com/FNA-XNA/FAudio/issues/59

^_^
kean 7 Dec, 2018
Hmm, New NV and Wine :) I will have to test if Rust became playable or not :)


Last edited by kean on 7 December 2018 at 9:07 pm UTC
jens 7 Dec, 2018
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mrdeathjrPeter daniels from nvidia said this:

You got his name somewhat wrong.
https://github.com/pdaniell-nv
mrdeathjr 7 Dec, 2018
jens
mrdeathjrPeter daniels from nvidia said this:

You got his name somewhat wrong.
https://github.com/pdaniell-nv

Fixed

Thanks

^_^
Beamboom 7 Dec, 2018
"keep an eye on this PPA" ¬> what PPA?
Leeo97one 7 Dec, 2018
Beamboom"keep an eye on this PPA" ¬> what PPA?
https://launchpad.net/~graphics-drivers/+archive/ubuntu/ppa


Last edited by Leeo97one on 7 December 2018 at 11:13 pm UTC
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