Graphics card recommendation

jgrosch at jgrosch at
Wed Oct 14 17:05:55 UTC 2009

> On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, jgrosch at wrote:
>> nVidia support on i386 FreeBSD is not much better. One can use an nVidia
>> card with 7.1 but under 7.2 one hits the dreaded mtrr error. A Google
>> search finds many posts on how to fix this but none of them seem to
>> work.
>> I could be wrong but nVidia does not seem to be very interested in
>> working
>> with the FreeBSD project to address these problems. ATI also seems to
>> have
>> a problem with mtrr under 7.2. I'm still trying to sort this out. I hope
>> 8.0 will address these problems.
> All of my cards are ATI and I don't know of the "mtrr" problem you're
> talking about.  This X1650 works fine on i386 with both 7-STABLE and
> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

I am seeing mtrr error using a Diamond Radeon HD4670 on FreeBSD 7.2


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