Xorg problems

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at milibyte.co.uk
Sat Mar 7 20:13:38 UTC 2015

On Sat, 7 Mar 2015 11:39:42 -0500
William Bulley <web at umich.edu> wrote:

> The latest nvidia-driver at:
>    http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/ports.cgi?query=nvidia-driver&stype=name
> is nvidia-driver-346.47 and this newer version does not support the
> older graphics hardware in your Dell Inspiron laptop.  If this does
> not apply to your situation, then nevermind, but if it does apply
> to you, then you need to downgrade nvidia-driver-346.47 to the
> older nvidia-driver-340.76 which you can get (download) from the
> NVIDIA download site.

There's no need to download sources from nvidia. Earlier versions are
available in ports, x11/nvidia-driver-304 and x11/nvidia-driver-340
and as binary packages.

Mike Clarke

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