Poor support for graphic cards

Brian W. brian at brianwhalen.net
Tue Sep 15 17:53:28 UTC 2015

Perhaps because they are so non interested in gui support that it isn't
offered in an install; you have ton do it manually by yourself, or use

On Sep 15, 2015 7:10 AM, "Erik Lauritsen" <eriklauritsen at yandex.com> wrote:

> Hi
> Why does FreeBSD has such poor support for graphic cards?
> I would never consider using a Nvidia card with a closed source driver so
> I need something other than Nvidia. I have looked at the wiki for supported
> cards and the list is very small.
> Is that because people are simple recommended using Nvidia cards with
> their closed binary driver so it is not considered "that important", or is
> it because of a lack of developers or something else?
> It makes it almost impossible to run FreeBSD on a desktop with video
> watching capabilities.
> Kind regards
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