[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8.0-RC-x64 Speed Issues

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Mon Feb 1 10:37:21 PST 2010


On 02/01/2010 7:25 AM, Kris Moore wrote:
> On 01/31/2010 16:52, Ian Robinson wrote:
>    
>> PCBSD 8.0-RC-x64 -- Speed issues:
>>
>> On 1/31/10 in Testing Digest, Vol 36, Issue 69, I mentioned screen
>> lag, web page loading delays, and screen corruption.
>>
>> I am running PCBSD 8.0-RC-x64 in the Live Mode off a USB stick.  It
>> runs faster than the installation to the hard disk.  I don't have any
>> screen corruption.
>>
>> The hard disk installation uses NVidia's 64 bit binary driver. The
>> Live Version has used "nv".
>>
>> I wonder wonder if that NVidia 64-bit binary driver is having a
>> conflict with something in the 8.0-RC?
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> That sounds feasible, you can test this easily by switching from the
> "nvidia" driver to "nv" on your installed system, does that make a huge
> difference?
>
> FWIW, I'm using nvidia-64bit here, and it works fine on my 9800GT + duel
> head, no corruption that I can see. Do you have 3d effects turned off BTW?
>    

Kris,

I had been reading the responses of this thread and just wanted to 
mention it to others that the 64-bit NVidia driver is beta. Some might 
not know that.

cheers,
Arthur


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