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Date:      Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:08:23 +0000
From:      Carmel NY <carmel_ny@outlook.com>
To:        'FreeBSD' <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: Need for video driver
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On Sunday, December 10, 2017 6:33 AM, blubee blubeeme <gurenchan@gmail.com>=
 stated:
> On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 7:25 PM, Carmel NY <carmel_ny@outlook.com> wrote:
>=20
> > I have an older system that has an NVIDIA video card. The system is
> > mainly used for storage and as a mail server. Is there any advantage
> > to installing the "x11/nvidia-driver" port?
> >
> > vgapci0@pci0:1:0:0:     class=3D0x030000 card=3D0x13023842 chip=3D0x10c=
310de
> > rev=3D0xa2 hdr=3D0x00
> >     vendor     =3D 'NVIDIA Corporation'
> >     device     =3D 'GT218 [GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3]'
> >     class      =3D display
> >     subclass   =3D VGA
> >
> > --
> > Carmel
> >
>=20
> If you're only going to be using the console, I wouldn't see the need to =
install
> graphics drivers.
> Will you be using anything other than ssh to manage that server?

I have access to the server and usually access it directly. I am just not s=
ure if the NVIDIA driver
does anything outside of an x11 environment.

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Carmel

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