Nvidia how too?

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at FreeBSD.org
Wed May 2 22:34:03 UTC 2007

On 5/3/07, David Kalliecharan <davidkallie at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to know how too install the Nvidia drivers for a Geforce 6150
> on a laptop, I am not sure which method to use, I do not have the laptop yet
> I will in a day. Do I use the ports method in FreeBSD or do I download the
> file off of Nvidia's and follow their instructions. I would like to know the
> best solution, I prefer stable over an update (keeping in mind compatibility
> with the geforce 6150) The reason I ask is because I am unsure about any
> special configurations that may need to be applied to the kernel or
> something else. If anyone can point me the right direction to go I would
> really appreciate it.

I'd go with the driver from ports and only try manual
install if all else fails.

Good luck!

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