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Date:      Wed, 16 May 2007 21:23:08 +1000
From:      fbsd <fbsd@aanet.com.au>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: about Geforce Go 7700
Message-ID:  <464AE99C.8030500@aanet.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <3a386af20705150838h6c732c9aq2cc09b8877a7f116@mail.gmail.com>
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Federico Lorenzi wrote:
> On 5/15/07, Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 08:47:25AM +0200, Runner on the Road wrote:
>> >  Hi
>> >
>> >  i  have an asus a8js with a 7700 Go gefroce in it
>> >
>> >  i ve tryed seveal times to confi my xorg.conf but still not working
>>
>> Try the nv(4) driver in your device section:
>>
>> Section "Device"
>>         Identifier      "Card0"
>>         Driver          "nv"
>> EndSection
> Having experience with Nvidia graphics cards in laptops (I have a
> 7600GT go) The normal nv driver DOES NOT seem to work with them, try
> install the binary driver from ports, and give that a shot, it works
> great for me at native res!
>
> Federico
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I also have Asus A8JS. I can confirm that the "nv" driver does not work 
with the Nvidia 7700. You need to use the "vesa" driver to get a display 
and then install the nvidia driver from ports (or if you use PC-BSD, a 
PBI). It works well.



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