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Date:      Sat, 22 Sep 2007 18:06:54 +0000
From:      "Aryeh Friedman" <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com>
To:        "FreeBSD Mailing List" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   How to downgrade from xorg-7.3 to xorg-7.2 ...
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nv(4x) does not support all settups... for example it fails to
recognize *ANY* card (pci/agp/pci-e) on a p-35 chipset

On 9/22/07, Frank Shute <frank@esperance-linux.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 02:50:25PM +0200, Kiffin Gish wrote:
> >
> > Hi there,
> >
> > Since I recently upgraded to xorg-7.3, I cannot use my laptop because nvidia
> > has not yet provided an upgraded driver. I've tried all the recommended
> > workarounds for tweaking the xorg.conf file but to no avail.
> >
> > My question then is: how can I safely downgrade back to xorg-7.2?
> >
> > Thanks a lot in advance!
>
> Have you tried the nv(4x) driver? Works fine with my nvidia card,
> although I believe it hasn't got some of the advanced features of the
> proprietary driver.
>
> It's in ports: x11-drivers/xf86-video-nv, if not installed.
>
> --
>
>  Frank
>
>
>  Contact info: http://www.esperance-linux.co.uk/misc/contact.html
>
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