Which nVidea driver to install

Carmel Carmel_NY at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 8 15:00:33 UTC 2009

On Mon, 8 Jun 2009 11:15:16 +0100
Mike Clarke <jmc-freebsd2 at milibyte.co.uk> wrote:

>On Monday 08 June 2009, Michael Powell wrote:
>> As to which of the ports you need - the regular nvidia-driver and not
>> either of the 'legacy' versions should probably be used
>I found that I had to use the legacy nvidia-driver-96 port to get my 
>GeForce 6150 to function, as described in my post a couple of days ago 
>in the "Driver for nVidia Geforce 6150LE" thread 
>I don't know if the problem will apply to other 6150 based systems or 
>if it's just unique to my particular setup.

One last question; if I install the AMD 64 bit version of FBSD, will
the NV driver work? I know that the regular one won't since it doesn't
support 64 bit systems.


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