Nikolaj Thygesen mailinglist at diamondbox.dk
Sun May 1 16:53:19 UTC 2011

On 05/01/2011 18:18, Michael Powell wrote:
> Jerry wrote:
>> On Sat, 30 Apr 2011 18:18:32 -0700
>> Arthur Barlow<arthurbarlow at gmail.com>  articulated:
>>> Does anyone know if this will ever be supported for FreeBSD 8.x?  I
>>> tried both the version in ports as well as the one directly from
>>> NVIDIA.  No joy.  Does anyone know of other possibilities?
>> You might try putting the port's name in question into the body of
>> your post. Anyway, is there a specific reason that you cannot use the
>> latest version in the posts system, "nvidia-driver-256.53_1"? I believe
>> that nVidia released a newer version last year, 270.41.06,
>> but it is apparently not available in the ports system. You might want
>> to check with<danfe at FreeBSD.org>  regarding that.
>> All of the FreeBSD nVidia drivers are listed on:
>> <http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html>.
> Also in /usr/ports/x11 are the ports for nvidia-driver, nvidia-driver-71,
> nvidia-driver-96, and nvidia-driver-173. It is unclear what/which may have
> been tried.
> -Mike
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270.41.06 was released around a week ago, and runs fine here. The 
version in ports hasn't been updated for several releases.

     br - Nikolaj

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