Best way to switch from Linux to BSD

John Baldwin jhb at
Tue Mar 29 14:04:46 UTC 2011

On Tuesday, March 29, 2011 6:59:24 am Christian Walther wrote:
> On the downside there seem to be some work needing to be done IRT
> kernel based 3D acceleration. I don't know the current status, but the
> last I heard was that NVidias drivers can't be ported to FreeBSD
> because the kernel lacks some functionality required (something
> related to addressing the graphics board directly from software,

Actually, all of the kernel features NVidia needed were added in 7.3 and
newer and the nvidia driver works great on both i386 and amd64 now.  You
can also use nvidia-settings to configure several things like multiple
monitors, etc. rather easily.

John Baldwin

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