DragonFly 5.0 released!

Justin Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Mon Oct 16 13:20:46 PDT 2017

No, I mean the proprietary binary-only driver that NVIDIA supplies.


Nouveau is specifically open source.


I don't think nouveau works on DragonFly... but I haven't tried it.

On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 4:16 PM, Carsten Mattner
<carstenmattner at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/16/17, Justin Sherrill <justin at shiningsilence.com> wrote:
>> DragonFly 5 does include the vga_switcheroo module which works for
>> some Mac models that have multiple video cards, but I don't know if
>> that applies to you here.
>> Note that NVIDIA keeps their drivers private, so there's no
>> accelerated video under NVIDIA on DragonFly.  The default vesa driver
>> should perform very well, however.
> Do you mean Nouveau?

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