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

Hugo Silva hugo at
Tue Mar 13 13:39:33 UTC 2007

In my experience, games on FreeBSD are always slow, my hardware isn't very
> fast (900MHz, 384MB RAM,Geforce FX5200) but on windows 2000 I'm able to
> play even fairly recent games (Such as the punisher, civ4).
> On FreeBSD, anything with more graphics than rogue will be anything from
> slow to unplayable, even though FreeBSD outperforms windows in almost
> every other way...
> Conclusion:
> Use windows for games, FreeBSD for serious stuff ...
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I have to disagree. Been playing Return to Castle Wolfenstein[: Enemy
Territory] and NeverWinter Nights 1 for years - I surely wouldn't say
they're "anything from slow to unplayable": NWN runs fine at max
resolution, and I have constant 142FPS (they're capped @ 142) on ET, at


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