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Date:      Fri, 20 Nov 2009 12:48:02 -0500
From:      Pierre-Luc Drouin <pldrouin@pldrouin.net>
To:        Uwe Laverenz <uwe@laverenz.de>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How painful is the nv driver supposed to be?
Message-ID:  <4B06D652.6000200@pldrouin.net>
In-Reply-To: <4B062D08.8090500@laverenz.de>
References:  <4B0628F3.7000101@pldrouin.net> <4B062D08.8090500@laverenz.de>

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Awesome! I have been waiting for years for this driver, so a few more 
months won't make a difference. This was the major factor preventing me 
from fully enjoy FreeBSD for workstation usage.

Uwe Laverenz wrote:
> Pierre-Luc Drouin schrieb:
>
>> an i7 overclocked at 4GHz) configured in 1920x1080. With that setup 
>> it takes about 2 seconds to maximize a window or to switch workspace 
>> in fluxbox. Is there a way to improve speed or this is all I can hope 
>> to get?
>
> NVidia will release an official driver for FreeBSD/amd64 in the near 
> future:
>
> http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=41545&page=37
>
> If you can't wait, and I guess that's the case, you culd try the free 
> nv alternative named "nouveau".
>
> Uwe
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