[PC-BSD Testing] Here are the votes of The Republic of Gamers :-)

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Wed Oct 10 12:44:14 PDT 2012


Hans,

Sadly Asus' only reference to any BIOS update for your card is for the 
Asus BUpdater tool but no BIOS updates for end users. That stinks. It 
used to be pretty easy to find BIOS updates but  apparently things have 
changed.

Arthur



> Hi Arthur,
> it is a passive cooled card with 2GB memory. It is a GeForce GT 520. 
> CUDA cores : 48
>
> Vbios version: 70.08.5c.00.00
> Memory interface: 64 bit
> Memory: 2048 MB
>
> And here is the product info: 
> http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/NVIDIA_Series/ENGT520_SLDI2GD3LP/
>
> There is no bios update
>
> I found this:
>
> Version 301.42
> 	
>
> Description 	nv301_42WHQL_Vista64_Win7x64.zip
> File Size 	
> 224,7 (MBytes) 	2012.06.04 update
>
> Download from 	
>
>
> As being the latest driver for windows on the ASUS site
>
> Thanks for the support Arthur,
>
> I appreciate it,
>
> Best regards,
> Hans
>
>
> 2012/10/10 Arthur Koziol <A-Koziol at neiu.edu <mailto:A-Koziol at neiu.edu>>
>
>     Hans,
>
>     Too bad. What card was this and do you happen to know if Asus has
>     any BIOS updates for the card? Any way you can use GPUZ on it to
>     get BIOS version info on it?
>
>     Arthur
>
>
>
>>     Hi Kris,
>>
>>     I tested rc2 but I think it is the videocard too. Asus made a bad
>>     product. When installing it gets detected, but it does not run
>>     properly. I have to get me another videocard.
>>
>>     A Geforce but another brand perhaps ?
>>
>>     Best regards,
>>     Hans
>>
>>     2012/10/10 Hans Ruhe <hansruhe1 at gmail.com
>>     <mailto:hansruhe1 at gmail.com>>
>>
>>         Hi Arthur,
>>
>>         Thanks that is very helpful. However I changed the link into
>>         rc2 and got it already. But I will make your ftp link a
>>         bookmark :-)
>>
>>         Best regards,
>>         Hans
>>
>>
>>         2012/10/10 Arthur Koziol <A-Koziol at neiu.edu
>>         <mailto:A-Koziol at neiu.edu>>
>>
>>             Hans,
>>
>>             You can get it by digging around at
>>             ftp://mirrors.isc.org/pub/pcbsd. I'd use an FTP client
>>             with resume support in case your ISP screws up further
>>             your net access. ^_^
>>
>>             Arthur
>>
>>
>>
>>>             Hi Kris,
>>>
>>>             Can you sent the link to rc2 ?  I think the servers are
>>>             not updated. Good news by the way !
>>>
>>>             Best regards,
>>>             Hans
>>>
>>>
>>>             2012/10/10 Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org
>>>             <mailto:kris at pcbsd.org>>
>>>
>>>                 On 10/10/2012 07:50, Hans Ruhe wrote:
>>>>                 Hi Arthur and Kris,
>>>>
>>>>                 Finally I have internet again, they screwed up my
>>>>                 application for a connection.
>>>>                 Now I can test again :-)
>>>>
>>>>                 Unfortunately I got the following error message
>>>>                 installing the new NVIDIA driver:
>>>>
>>>>                 /usr/share/mk/bsd.kmod .mk , line12: Can't find
>>>>                 kernel source tree
>>>>
>>>>                 [reinstall] Error code 1
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>                 Is something missing or did I forgot to install
>>>>                 something with the 9.1 rc1 installation ?
>>>>
>>>>                 Best regards,
>>>>                 Hans
>>>>
>>>
>>>                 You are missing the FreeBSD source tree in /usr/src.
>>>
>>>                 You can download it via Control Panel -> System
>>>                 Manager -> Misc
>>>
>>>                 Also, RC2 is on the mirrors with an updated nvidia
>>>                 driver if you want to test via that :)
>>>
>>>                 -- 
>>>                 Kris Moore
>>>                 PC-BSD Software
>>>                 iXsystems
>>>
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