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Date:      Sat, 12 Nov 2016 19:01:46 -0500
From:      Ultima <ultima1252@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd@dreamchaser.org
Cc:        Manish Jain <bourne.identity@hotmail.com>,  "zekemotta7@gmail.com" <zekemotta7@gmail.com>,  "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Hello - i5 processors and,Nvidia GPUs
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On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 5:33 PM, Gary Aitken <freebsd@dreamchaser.org>
wrote:

> On 11/12/16 10:50, Ultima wrote:
> > The newer version of nvidia requires a new module, nvidia-modeset. If
> this
> > isn't loaded while starting X, expect issues with nvidia cards.
>
> Which version are you running?
> For the 375.10 beta version I just tested, nvidia-modeset was automatically
> installed by the driver install process, and appropriate lines added to
> /boot/loader.conf.  However, I still had problems with the driver in some
> apps.
>

There are two methods for installing the nvidia driver. The one mentioned
in the post I was replying to is being installed via pkg. I believe you're
using the other method, which is downloading via nvidia website and
installing (without pkg). The nvidia install does add these entries to
loader.conf automagically.



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