New nvidia drivers available

Glyn Tebbutt d3c3it-linux at
Sat Aug 14 15:23:09 PDT 2004

On Sat, 2004-08-14 at 19:34, Doug Rabson wrote:
> The latest 6113 build of the nvidia graphics drivers has just appeared 
> on nvidia's web site. Check out 
> if you are currently 
> using the nvidia proprietary drivers. This driver works nicely on 
> FreeBSD-current and while this version is not thread-safe, it does not 
> conflict with libpthread or libthr's use of %gs so you don't have to 
> map everything down to libc_r any more :-).
> There will be a thread-safe driver available for FreeBSD-current 
> sometime after I commit the pthread parts of the TLS support code.
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This is great news, thanks for posting this, im currently using -CURRENT
as the nvidia drivers before these wouldnt work with 5.2.1, im not a
developer so i'd prefer to stick with release

Again thanks for all the work

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