Which Nvidia-driver should/can I use with amd64?

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Tue Sep 16 13:10:10 UTC 2008

On Tue, 16 Sep 2008 14:07:56 +0200
Leslie Jensen <leslie at eskk.nu> wrote:

> FreeBSD 7.1-BETA FreeBSD 7.1-BETA #0: Sun Sep  7 09:38:41 UTC 2008 
> root at driscoll.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
> /usr/ports/x11/nvidia-driver says it's for i386 not for amd64.

You have to use the open-source nv driver in xorg. I wouldn't install
amd64 on a desktop machine with nVidia graphics for this reason.

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