Subject: Re: The best ever
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Rasputin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/07/2002 10:59:42
* Curt Sampson <> [1013 04:13]:
> On Sun, 29 Sep 2002, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> > Hmmm... FreeBSD seems fine to me, though nothing is as good as Linux
> > for this because I have nVidia graphics on my test workstation, and only
> > the Linux drivers are fully accelerated.
> I don't quite understand this. Graphics are not done by Linux; graphics
> are done by XFree86, which comes with its own drivers, completely
> separate from the operating system. We run the same XFree86 code that
> "Linux" does. 

But we have no DRI support, so OpenGL apps suffer on NetBSD.

(This and good Java support are the two things left on my wishlist).
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