Subject: Re: XFree86 DRI on NetBSD
To: Erik Reid <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/19/2003 05:55:02
On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 03:41:41AM -0700, Erik Reid wrote:
> Quoth Sean Davis:
> >Do you think this has a chance of working on a Riva TNT2? Or would I need to
> >perform the awful (sorry, but it really is) hack to load the FreeBSD kernel
> >module for nvidia cards to make it happen?
> Unfortunately there is no support for nVidia cards under DRI so you'll have to
> do the mentioned awful hack.  I don't believe nVidia is really interested in
> allowing DRI support for their cards.

They're very disinterested in it, from the attitude I got when I tried to
get information from them so that I could try to get it written/working
myself. They told me "wait for the FreeBSD driver"... which is.. of course..


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