Configuring GeForce FX 5200 in X?

Alastair G. Hogge agh at
Fri Aug 22 22:09:56 PDT 2003

On Saturday, 23 August 2003 15:07, Dragoncrest wrote:
> 	Hi all.  Just got a GeForce4 FX 5200 to install in a new Freebsd box and
> I'm trying to configure X to use it, but I don't see the card listed
> anywhere in the list of cards on the machine.  What do I do in order to
> configure the card itself?  I'd like to get it installed and running in
> there if possible.  If it's not one that bsd will use, I'll just swap my
> GF3 out of my win box instead, but I'd rather get this going of
> possible.  Can anyone point me in the direction of how to get this working
> or which driver to use?
Install /usr/ports/x11/nvidia-driver and then in your XF86Config swap your 
video card driver with nvidia. Reboot and hopefully you will have a working 
FX5200 on FreeBSD :-)


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