NVidia driver stability?
sweetleaf at myrealbox.com
Sat Jul 12 15:24:04 PDT 2003
Evan Dower wrote:
> After following all the instructions at
> http://www.soulwax.net/nvidia/faq.shtml _very_ carefully and compiling
> nvidia-driver WITH_FREEBSD_AGP, WITH_NVIDIA_HACKS, and with
> FORCE_AGP_RATE, my system was dramatically slower and substantially
> _less_ stable. (I had to switch to another computer to write this
> email). Interestingly, whenever I compile the kernel without
> optimizations, network activity becomes _very_ slow.
> aka Evan Dower
> Undergraduate, Computer Science
> University of Washington
>> From: "Will Saxon" <WillS at housing.ufl.edu>
>> I just installed these drivers on my machine, which uses a Geforce4
>> Ti4200. I had 10 glxgears processes running in the background and was
>> running glxinfo over and over, and while the glxgears processes were
>> not really spinning very fast nothing crashed or anything like that.
>> Machine is running a June 27 -current with Xfree86 4.3.0. I compiled
>> the nvidia-driver port with -DWITH_FREEBSD_AGP and -DWITH_NVIDIA_HACKS.
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I am running a Geforce 4 on freebsd 5.1 with the freebsd drivers @
nvidia's site. they just released new drivers not long ago. Simply d/l
it, untar it and run make setup....modify the xf86config and reboot.
takes about 5 min.
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