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

Hans Ruhe hansruhe1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 13:20:44 PDT 2012


Hi Arthur,

Thanks , I will check the Newegg reviews.

Once I have a Gigabyte card, I will let you know my findings :-)

Best regards,
Hans

2012/10/10 Arthur Koziol <A-Koziol at neiu.edu>

> **
> Hans,
>
> That's great. Gigabyte is a good and solid brand and good to see they are
> still doing BIOS updates! Check Newegg reviews for cards, the customers are
> brutally honest in the reviews.
>
> Arthur
>
>
>
> Hi Arthur,
>
> Gigabyte indeed still have the bios update on their site. For instance:
> http://www.gigabyte.co.nl/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4070#bios
>
> So a lesson has been learnt, Fortunately the Asus card was cheap.
>
> Best regards,
> Hans
>
> 2012/10/10 Hans Ruhe <hansruhe1 at gmail.com>
>
>> Hi Arthur,
>>
>> Thanks for all your help. I will buy me a different brand than, probably
>> Gigabyte or so. I will take a look first at their website if Bios updates
>> are possible.
>>
>> And than we will see again.
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> I appreciate your help
>>
>>
>> 2012/10/10 Arthur Koziol <A-Koziol at neiu.edu>
>>
>>> 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>
>>>
>>>> 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>
>>>>
>>>>> 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>
>>>>>
>>>>>> 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>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  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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