Old NVIDIA card, new FreeBSD = failure?
roberthuff at rcn.com
Sat Jun 26 22:11:44 UTC 2021
Greg V <greg at unrelenting.technology>:
> Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com>:
> > (For anyone in my position: I _think_ the RX 460 and above
> >support GCN 2.1, which is what I _think_ is the bottom-end
> >specification. Cards matching this number seem to start at about
> >US $50.)
> GCN is the name of the GPU architecture, not something a GPU
Got that; the "support" is from the software.
I have two conflicting desires:
a) I want to run modern applications ...
on the latest stable version of X ...
using an actively maintained and
improved version of amdgpu/drm ...
working with reasonably high-performance hardware.
b) I have a very limited budget, and would ideally like to be
able to use this on older systems - say ones with a PCIe 2.0
Finding a card that meets these specifications has been
... educational. That's why I'm hoping someone more knowledgable
has done the work and would be willing to publish it.
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