which X driver for NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M?
wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Feb 3 23:11:49 UTC 2013
On Sun, 3 Feb 2013, Gary Aitken wrote:
> For the OP, I (just now) got the nvidia driver and x to compile and run
> under 9.1 as follows:
> 1. make and install the x11/xorg port
> 2. create the symlink /usr/X11R6 to point to /usr/local
> if /usr/X11R6 already exists as a regular directory and has stuff in it,
> move it aside or delete it. I found mine only had stuff from previous
> attempts to build the nvidia driver in it (a "bin" plain file(!), and a
> "lib" containing files from the nvidia driver build), so I deleted it.
> 3. download and unpack the nvidia driver;
> I used
> but note that that file is specific to my architecture, which is amd64;
> you'll need the appropriate one for your architecture.
> 4. make the nvidia driver
> 5. make sure step #4 added the line
> to /boot/loader.conf
> 6. add the following lines to /etc/rc.conf if not already present
> # Enable hald and dbus for X to work with kbd and mouse
Why not just use the port?
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