Subject: Re: Nouveau (Open Source 3D acceleration for nVidia cards) on NetBSD.
To: Bernhard Moellemann <>
From: Jean-Baptiste Campesato <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 04/28/2007 00:48:10
2007/4/27, Bernhard Moellemann <>:
> Hi!
> You wrote:
> > Nouveau is a free project which aims at producing an open-source 3D
> > acceleration support for nvidia cards.
> > For the moment the material 3D rendering is only working with NV40
> > chipset (GeForce 6x00 and 7x00). Can someone try nouveau on NetBSD
> > with a NV40 chips ? Thanks.
> I have a GeForce 6600 and tried your patch with NetBSD 4.99.16. I get an
> display looking like the one from the nv-driver. No errors, no glitches.
>         I do not know if it is really accelerated, but I get no errormessages.
> Here my Xorg.0.log, dmesg, xdpyinfo, glxinfo and the output of glxgears:
> While doing glxgears, one CPU is 100% busy with the process Xorg.
>     Bernhard  //
>             \X/


You have a software 3D acceleration.. not material.
In fact, it seems that only some "lucky developpers" got a beginning
of 3D support with NV40 cards...
The project is in progress, you can look at the advancement here:

Jean-Baptiste CAMPESATO