Ports nvidia driver vs NVIDIA provided driver
plmahan at gmail.com
Sun Nov 24 22:51:46 UTC 2019
I have an older GeForce GTS 450. For years after every OS upgrade I have
unpacked the latest tar file from NVIDIA that contains the driver
supporting my graphics card, built and installed and keep on going.
Now, once I upgraded to 12.1 the default compiler is clang, not gcc. And
not surprisingly the rebuild of the driver is failing.
A couple of questions:
First, should I stay with the code from Nvidia or go with the Nvidia
support in the X11 packages?
Secondly, has anyone successfully built the Nvidia FreeBSD x86_64 390.116
driver on FreeBSD 12.1? With clang or gcc?
Just trying to make my life easier :-)
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