No matter what I try I can't get Nvidia 3d acceleration to work. Please help!

Armin Pirkovitsch a.pirko at
Mon Mar 12 08:58:29 UTC 2007

hxc at wrote:
> I am trying for several days now to get 3d acceleration working on
> FreebSD for my XFX 7800 GS. But nothing what I've tried worked :-( .
> Below is a collection of useful information I've gathered thus far. Who
> can help me?

> *# glxinfo | fgrep direct*
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: No protocol specified

try glxinfo as the user which runs the xserver not as root (and only
when the x server is running)
(or run xhost + as the user who runs the xserver before you use glxinfo
as root or any other user - however i wouldn't recommend this version)

Armin Pirkovitsch
a.pirko at

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