Very bad performance with nvidia-driver

George Liaskos geo.liaskos at
Sat Apr 30 18:03:42 UTC 2011

On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 8:31 PM, Ivan Voras <ivoras at> wrote:
> On 30 April 2011 18:13, George Liaskos <geo.liaskos at> wrote:
>> What version of the driver are you using? Your card is supported by >= 270.41.06
>> Should we send a pr? 256.53 is outdated and i don't see a reason to
>> not use the latest stable version available.
>> I use 270.x my self without issues, gnome3 is unusable with everything
>> older than that.
> I have just tried the latest freebsd/amd64 driver from nvidia's web
> site, it is the same version you suggest
> (NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-270.41.06.tar), and I get hard lockups on
> startup while still in text mode, so I had to revert to the ports
> version.

This is surprising, did you create a new xorg.conf? You really need
270.41.06 for your card to work.

I usually edit the Makefile, do a make makesum and update as usual. No
problems with 270.41.06

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