Re: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas
- Reply: Paul Floyd : "Re: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas"
- In reply to: Floyd, Paul: "Re: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas"
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Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 17:15:24 UTC
On 30/11/2021 16:03, Floyd, Paul wrote: > > On 2021-11-30 14:50, Jason Bacon wrote: >> >> If your nVidia cards are basically landfill, like some of mine, and you don't >> care about 3D support, xf86-video-nv still works in some case that would >> otherwise call for v304. I wonder if it would be a simple matter to add >> support to it for some additional older hardware supported by v340. Yes, I >> know nv is deprecated, but this may be the only solution for ancient hardware. >> > > No, not quite that bad. I do have one old workstation running Solaris 11.3. If > ever that gets upgraded, it'll also be most of the hardware in the box. > > My FreeBSD machine has a GT-730 based card. When it boots linux, it uses the 390 > driver. For some reason on FreeBSD 340 works but not 390 (at least that was the > case when I installed, ~18 months ago, I should perhaps try again). Just as a data point, nvidia-driver-470.86 seems to work well for my GT 730: nvidia-modeset: Loading NVIDIA Kernel Mode Setting Driver for UNIX platforms 470.86 Tue Oct 26 21:43:42 UTC 2021 nvidia0: <NVIDIA GeForce GT 730> on vgapci0 -- Andriy Gapon