Video Card for FreeBSD 9.0 (RC2) AMD64

Dieter BSD dieterbsd at
Tue Dec 13 22:22:00 UTC 2011

John writes:
> As an open source developer I am in regular contact with
> developers from nvidia who support the
> nvidia driver on FreeBSD that they actively maintain.

I wasn't aware that nvidia was maintaining an open source driver
for their cards.  When did this happen?  Seems like this would have
been major news.

Matt writes:
> Vidia binary blob and the support from nVidia on the forums is generally
> accepted as a best-effort endeavour.

Binary blobs are completely unacceptable, and there are multiple good
reasons for this.  Do we really need to rehash this over and over again?

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