Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads at cox.net
Fri May 13 11:22:41 PDT 2005
On Fri, 13 May 2005 10:39:48 -0400, Damian Gerow
<dgerow at afflictions.org> wrote:
> Thus spake Ivan Voras (ivoras at fer.hr) [13/05/05 07:37]:
> : Some time ago, there were complaints that nForce chipsets don't work
> very : well on FreeBSD - specifically various components like
> built-in NIC, sound : card, ACPI...
> : Is this still true? What about nForce4 (PCI-Express) support?
> : (I'm interested in 5.x branch only)
> I'm using it right now, under 5.4-STABLE (about a week ago). The
> PCI-E graphics card works fine, but randomly the display in X.org goes
> wonky: all the windows just go white when they try to refresh.
> Swapping to a text console then back to X.org fixes the problem.
> Dunno if it's an issue with FreeBSD, the card, the nv driver, or X.org
My amd64 box, running 6.0-CURRENT, has had only very minor problems
related to the nForce3 chipset, mainly some weirdness with ACPI. Other
than that, the box works fine; I've experienced no majorly bizarre
behavior with it yet.
For what it's worth... :-)
Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at cox.net> -- "In Unix veritas"
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