markzero mark at darklogik.org
Sun Jul 3 18:22:27 GMT 2005

> >(WW) The NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro GPU installed in
> >(WW)      this system is supported through the NVIDIA Legacy
> >(WW)      drivers. Please visit
> >(WW)      http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html for more
> >(WW)      information.  The 1.0-7667 NVIDIA driver will ignore this
> >(WW)      GPU.  Continuing probe... (EE) No devices detected.
> >
> >The NVIDIA Legacy drivers magically fail to exist on the NVIDIA
> >site and there appears no be no port for them either.
> > 
> I was exploring the latest nvidia driver and came across this page.  
> http://www.nvidia.com/object/freebsd_archive.html
> Isn't 7174 or 6113 the legacy driver you are after?
> --Alex

Well, yes they are the older drivers that would work, but the above
message gave me the impression that NVIDIA were going to be maintaining
a seperate set of legacy drivers.

Not that it really matters now, the nv driver seems to be more solid
and allows me to run my monitor at the resolution I'm actually supposed
to be able to run it at (the proprietary drivers had a long unfixed bug
that limited my maximum resolution). I get no apparent performance
decrease on glxgears either (which is about the limit of my GL usage


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