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Date:      Wed, 6 Mar 2002 09:42:05 -0500
From:      Craig Dooley <cd5697@albany.edu>
To:        freebsd-hardware@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Nvidia nForce chipset support
Message-ID:  <20020306094205.7f5f93d2.cd5697@albany.edu>
In-Reply-To: <000201c1c50a$aaf348e0$fe02010a@twoflower.liebende.de>
References:  <20020306120749.R98796-100000@puget.esil.univ-mrs.fr> <000201c1c50a$aaf348e0$fe02010a@twoflower.liebende.de>

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I believe I read that the sound driver is open source because they had to use part of the gpld i810 audio code, so it's open to port.  I believe ethernet might be done off a known chipset also.


On Wed, 6 Mar 2002 13:30:15 +0100
"Jan Stocker" <jstocker@tzi.de> wrote:

> There isnt a 3d accerelated driver for nVidia chipsets yet, some people are
> workin on it. As i understand, a part of the driver depends on a linux
> kernel module (which of couse isnt compatible with FreeBSD) and the sources
> for 3D arent free cause nVidia bought them from SGI...
> 
> http://nvidia.netexplorer.org/news.html
> 
> Jan
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-hardware@FreeBSD.ORG
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-hardware@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Herve Quiroz
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2002 12:14 PM
> > To: freebsd-hardware@FreeBSD.ORG
> > Subject: Nvidia nForce chipset support
> >
> >
> > Abit has just released a nForce based motherboard in a microATX format
> > which looks good for building a small but powerful station with everything
> > integrated (and BTW quite cheap...). What are the components currently
> > supported (audio, ethernet, gfx...) ?
> >
> > Has anyone tried the nForce under FreeBSD ? I was thinking the geForce2MX
> > based GPU would be supported by XFree86 but as there are some problems
> > under win32 (which does not always recognize the GPU to be a gf2mx), I was
> > wondering how it was doing under FreeBSD.
> >
> > Hervé
> >
> >
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