Richard Neese r.neese at
Tue May 1 03:53:26 UTC 2007

the ATI driver should work fine.
I have the same chipset on my laptop and the ATI driver works 

On Monday 30 April 2007 16:24:59 David Kalliecharan wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> I seem to run into a snag, I am going to buy a laptop for school work as I
> my Laptop currently has become useless as I need to use Matlab/octave for
> developing and opengl is a requirement for 3d mapping for creating visuals
> (I would like to have Opengl to take advantage of this), the Ati driver
> does not work, in a previous e-mail I found out that my chipset was no
> longer supported by Ati (xpress 200m)
> The new laptop will have an Nvida Graphics cards (geforce go 6150 not much
> better in specs but will do the job I need) The problem is that all of the
> laptops that at this time are supporting Nvidia in my area all seem to be
> AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual cores and AMD Turion 64 mobile.
> The question is does FreeBSD have any problems with the install on Dual
> core using the i386 install disk? If not what about setting the make.conf
> file for compiling Applications? I am used to using gentoo linux to do
> things and am having a hard time finding this information, I know its
> similar but I want to make sure its up and running properly, also Does
> anyone know how the Geforce Go 6150 runs using the laest 1.0-9xxx series
> driver in the ports tree?. So if anyone can point me in the right direction
> of installing FreeBSD within the next few days on a Dual Core (if there any
> snags or not using FreeBSD-6.2 stable) I would greatly appreciate it!

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