[PC-BSD Testing] Better nVidia Driver for PCBSD 7 AMD64?

DragonFlier dracheflieger at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 05:12:29 PST 2008


nVidia has yet to release a 64 bit driver for FreeBSD. Claims FreeBSD needs
kernel rework before it can be done if I recall correctly.

On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 4:30 PM, Yvan Martin <navyn5 at shaw.ca> wrote:

> I just installed the version 7.0.1 of PCBSD 7 for AMD64. It seems to
> work fairly well so far. I was surprised of not finding an nVidia
> numbered driver (177.80) that I could choose from when installing. I
> used the generic "nv" driver which never worked that well before and not
> surprisingly it does not really work properly (as with previous versions
> the objects in the desktop  folder  pop-up when  I run my pointer  over
> them, but disappear as soon as the screen is refreshed. Is there a PBI
> file I could download with a better driver for my nVidia GT7600?
>
> Thanks.
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