Posting a bounty for the nVidia 64-bit wishlist

Roman Divacky rdivacky at
Thu Jan 1 13:18:00 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 01, 2009 at 02:03:13PM +0900, Alastair Hogge wrote:
> On Thursday 01 January 2009 10:57:26 Garrett Cooper wrote:
> > Hello Hackers,
> >     I have a request related to making FreeBSD to be a viable platform
> > on AMD/Intel 64-bit architectures, such that functionality as
> > requested by Chris (see:
> > <>). Please note that
> > some of these things would also no doubt positively affect other
> > groups (ATI, Intel, etc) when writing x*64 drivers for FreeBSD, so the
> > list isn't just necessarily just applicable to nVidia.
> >     If someone could list a number of sys/... files that I could look
> > at in order to get a brief grasp of what needs to be modified to
> > support proper 64-bit architecture vmem, pmap, etc, that would be
> > extremely helpful; I want to establish a reasonable timeframe and
> > skill set required for the task set, so I can establish a reasonable
> > monetary figure and/or resources to donate to the project.
> >     Also, if anyone else is interested in this pursuit (I know there
> > are quite a few), feel free to contact me so we can coordinate our
> > efforts and pool our resources to get these sets of loose ends finally
> > tied up to have a more accessible FreeBSD based desktop.
> > Thanks!
> > -Garrett
> Are you aware of the efforts the PC-BSD project is making?

wow, is anyone working on this being review/integrated?

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