Subject: Re: Package for NVidia drivers
To: Quentin Garnier <cube@NetBSD.org>
From: Ian Zagorskih <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/08/2004 19:35:23
On Saturday 07 February 2004 23:44, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> Le Sat, 7 Feb 2004 18:35:40 +0100 (CET)
> Hubert Feyrer a ecrit :
> > On Sat, 7 Feb 2004, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > > Maybe I should just install the XFree86 driver "somewhere" and then
> > > add a MESSAGE file to tell the user to add the ad-hoc path in the
> > > Files section of XF86Config.
> > Sounds ok, or create a symlink into the right place.
> Well, I don't know where is the right place, that's the point.
> > > There is also the issue of overwriting libGL.so and friends inside the
> > > XFree86 distribution (in order to have things such as glxgears working
> > > directly), but it should be possible to use an INSTALL/DEINSTALL
> > > script to make backups of the overwritten files and restore them
> > > afterwards.
> > Yep.
> > BTW, is this for accelerated X on NetBSD?
Excellent news ! Where can i find more info about 3d accelerated NVidia/X for
NetBSD? Maybe some betas, pre-releases etc. at least something to try.
I'm running NetBSd-1.6.1/i386 with XFree86 4.3.0 and NVidia MX440. If it
requires -current i'll switch on it :)