Nvidia how too?
alex.wilkinson at dsto.defence.gov.au
Thu May 3 01:37:23 UTC 2007
0n Wed, May 02, 2007 at 06:28:38PM -0700, Norbert Papke wrote:
>On May 2, 2007, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
>> 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.
>If you are using the port, I would also suggest that you add
>to your /etc/make.conf. As I understand it, it ensures that other ports have
>the "right" dependencies.
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