I want to know if a change in the X server will affect my video drivers, i have a nvidia video card(GeForce2) i download the drivers from the nvidia site(I WANT 3D ACCELERATION!!!) for FreeBSD now my question is If y change from XFree86 to X what happens with the drivers?
On Friday 09 July 2004 02:45 am, Geert Hendrickx wrote: > On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 11:26:18PM -0500, Vulpes Velox wrote: > > On Thu, 8 Jul 2004 12:09:20 +0200 > > > > Geert Hendrickx <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 02:01:21AM -0700, Jammet wrote: > > > > What is the differnce really between x.org and xfree86 and all the > > > > others? I know there are 3 or 4 differnt servers atleast, what are > > > > the advantages and disavantages to each and so on? > > > > > > X.org forked from XFree86 (recently), because XFree86 changed their > > > license in 4.4. The differences (now) are very small, but of course > > > they may diverge more in the future. FreeBSD, as well as most Linux > > > distributions, have adopted X.org instead of XFree86 4.4. > > > > > > I upgraded from XFree86 4.3 to X.org 6.7.0, and I haven't noticed > > > any difference (yet), except that XF86Config is now xorg.conf :-). > > > They did include some new video-drivers though. > > > > So when did we adopt Xorg? From what I've been hearing on the X11 > > like, the plans appear to be to have them coexist. > > X.org 6.7.0 is in the Ports tree, XFree86 4.4 is not. > > Anyway, I would very much like to see FreeBSD supporting both of them > (AFAIK, they would be the only one who do). > > I don't understand why *BSD would drop a package because of a > GPL-incompatible license. NetBSD has XFree86 4.4. > > GH > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"