Decent 3D acceleration in 64bit mode?

Garrett Cooper yanefbsd at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 01:14:49 UTC 2008


On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 3:19 PM, Mike Meyer
<mwm-keyword-freebsdhackers2.e313df at mired.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jun 2008 17:41:20 -0400
> Chuck Robey <chuckr at telenix.org> wrote:
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>> Chuck Robey wrote:
>> > Mike Meyer wrote:
>> >> On Thu, 19 Jun 2008 14:00:42 -0400 "Zaphod Beeblebrox" <zbeeble at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >>> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 8:13 AM, Stephen Hocking <stephen.hocking at gmail.com>
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>> Given that Nvidia aren't offering a driver for their cards for 64bit
>> >>>> FreeBSD, is anyone else having success using another (preferably
>> >>>> PCI-E) card with 3D acceleration?
>> >>> I'd love to be told I'm wrong, but my understanding is that the issues
>> >>> blocking the nvidia driver would also effectively block a driver for which
>> >>> we had the source.
>> >> Is there an open source driver with good 3D acceleration?
>> >
>> >>    <mike
>> >
>> > Could I ask, does anyone here know the reason (even in general) that the Nvidia
>> > driver isn't working on the i386?
>>
>> CRAP I meant AMD64.  I'm beyond hope.
>
>
> This seems to be the most detailed explanation, though I have no idea
> about accuracy.
>
> http://marc.info/?l=freebsd-hackers&m=115157983106569&w=2
>
>        <mike

This is a more succinct wiki page:

http://wiki.freebsd.org/NvidiaFeatureRequests

-Garrett


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