Re: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas

From: Floyd, Paul <>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 11:53:08 UTC
> Message du 24/11/21 11:08
> De : "Stefan Blachmann"
> Port nouveau to FreeBSD.
> Reason:
> There are ongoing changes in the xorg API which break older
> proprietary Nvidia cards' legacy drivers.
> In addition, Nvidia plans to drop/discontinue support for their 390
> driver in 2022.
> Nvidia already stopped support releases for their 340 and older
> drivers so that a lot of Nvidia graphics cards can no longer be used
> on FreeBSD already or will be unusable very soon.

That's bad news that I hadn't seen.

However I'm not sure that porting nouveau will help. My experience on 
Fedora is that nouveau simply never works.