What are the future plans for NVIDIA drivers?

John Marino dragonflybsd at marino.st
Fri Apr 4 01:15:10 PDT 2014

On 4/4/2014 09:41, guitarfreak wrote:
> Hello all,
> I hope this is the right list for my question.  Anyway, could someone
> tell me what the status/future plans are for NVIDIA on DragonFlyBSD
> (proprietary or Nouveau)?  I am very interested in using it as my
> desktop OS, but unfortunately have an NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti.  All of my
> other hardware works great, and I love HAMMER.  I am about to pull the
> trigger on buying an ATI card, but I have noticed that nvidia-settings
> is in the dports tree on github, and I believe it is only useful for the
> proprietary driver, so I thought I'd ask first.  I hope this question
> isn't inappropriate to ask as a user.
> Thanks for your time!

Using a NVIDIA card with an NVIDIA driver is not an option, and there is
no anticipated change to this situation in the outlook.  The
nvidia-settings port is therefore useless (it was added automatically,
not manually with reason).


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