Ports nvidia driver vs NVIDIA provided driver

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Sun Nov 24 23:00:57 UTC 2019

On Sun, Nov 24, 2019 at 5:51 PM Patrick Mahan <plmahan at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

My GeForce GTS 750 works fine with the latest x11/nvidia-driver and it
compiles with no issue at all on 12.1.   If your not used to the newer
driver you might want to read up on how to load it (you want to load
modeset not the the raw driver for example).

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