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Old 05-18-2003, 09:06 AM   #1
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Graphics card compatibility with FreeBSD

I have a nVdia GForce 2 MX 64MB AGP graphics card. Is it compatible with FreeBSD 5.0 ?

Also,does FreeBSD 5.0 provide a graphical installation?

Please reply quickly if you can....thanks!!
Old 05-19-2003, 06:18 AM   #2
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Compatability is more an issue with X than with FreeBSD, but yes, the card will work. NVIDIA have also ported their own drivers to FreeBSD, so you can get 3D acceleration working (Quake 3 works, with a little effort).

FreeBSD doesn't have a graphical install.

Old 05-19-2003, 09:05 AM   #3
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You can use xf86cfg or XF86config to configure yr X server!!
Old 05-22-2003, 04:30 PM   #4
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If you upgrade your FreeBSD to 4.8-RELEASE it has support for your card in the XF86Config.


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