-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 RW wrote: > On Fri, 18 Jul 2008 18:15:48 -0700 > George Hartzell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> Warren Liddell writes: >> > im looking to purchase the NVIDIA 8800GTX PCI Express Video Card >> > an was wondering if anyone has heard or know of any issues within >> > FreeBSD with this particular video card ? >> >> I use an Nvidia 8800GT in a Mac Pro running -STABLE with the >> xf86-video-nv-2.1.8 driver from ports back when I last upgraded and it >> works fine. > > But does the proprietary nvidia driver work? The nv driver is slow, > makes heavy use of the CPU, and has no 3-d support. > > The nvidia driver doesn't work on the 64-bit version of FreeBSD through.
You should mention that the Nvidia driver that Nvidia distributes (and is represented within FreeBSD by a port which builds & installs with no difficulty at all) works just fine. I personally have the Nvidia 8600GTS, I use that driver, and it's a perfectly fine option. > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.9 (FreeBSD) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iEYEARECAAYFAkiCCcUACgkQz62J6PPcoOlC0gCfY1t2ZaXuvzBwSgzmGwgfgI06 +kgAmgJd/jEaUggqD5gE2M0K5m3FobOi =i0jc -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"