On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 02:56:03PM +0000, Chris Rees wrote: > 2009/11/20 Anton Shterenlikht <me...@bristol.ac.uk>: > > Anybody knows of working GPUs under FBSD on any arch? > > Any advice? > > > > Your question could have been phrased better.... but that's the teacher in me! > > Nvidia GPUs work on IA-32 machines, but AFAIK there's still no amd64 driver. > > Food for thought: http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=398 > > My advice: Get an Nvidia card, and install FreeBSD/i386. > > Chris >
hi chris, i'm taking this offlist so i don't show my totsl ignorance about running X11 and my new intel duo with i386 and 7.2. do i need a nvidia card to run X? the graphics show the dell circle just before the boot sequence but that may be built into the bios. (another reason for keeping this offlist is that my network pal says to NOT run X on my server ... simply for the sake of simplicity. i will not use the computer for anything except CTWM for root, which will make doing sysadmin tasks vastly easier. nutshell: if i do need a video card for my dell inspiron 530, what kind? tia, gary > -- > A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. > Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? > A: Top-posting. > Q: What is the most annoying thing in a mailing list? > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org The 7.31a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"