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Re: Status on NVidia Support In NetBSD?

On 18/01/2010, Michael <> wrote:
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> Hello,
> On Jan 17, 2010, at 7:43 PM, David Chanters wrote:
>> Oh, and please assume that I would be running modular xorg from pkgsrc
>> in your replies --- quite why we even *have* XFree86 as part of base
>> is beyond me!
> Huh? 5.0 shipped with Xorg 1.4.2, -current has 1.6.5. There's a
> handful architectures where we have XFree86 support which hasn't been
> ported to Xorg but these are rare and far from mainstream. Heck, even
> shark and sgimips run Xorg these days.

Unless I missed something, I installed a 5.0.1 NetBSD iso which pulled
in XFree86, and it wasn't until I compiled modular-Xorg from pkgsrc
did this then go away.

But you've failed to answer the other more pertinent questions -- I
don't want this thread to be hijacked -- thanks though.


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