rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Jun 12 13:04:31 PDT 2002
Quoting Karshi (karshi.hasanov at utoronto.ca):
> I am wondering if any of you succied running Xserver under GeForce4.
> I am coming from Linux world, and today I wanted to try to
> install FreeBSD4.5 . So far I have no problems except XFree86. I don't
> know if it supports nvidia cards at all.
As you may know, Nvidia is rare among video chipset manufacturers in
refusing to cooperate with the XFree86 Project, instead releasing
proprietary, binary-only driver software for only selected environments.
So far, that doesn't include FreeBSD.
There's a mostly-functional port of Nvidia's proprietary drivers for Linux:
This situation is why I personally would avoid buying an Nvidia card.
You may wish to consider an ATI Radeon.
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