Video Card Info
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Sat Jul 19 12:21:46 UTC 2008
On Fri, 18 Jul 2008 18:15:48 -0700
George Hartzell <hartzell at alerce.com> 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.
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