Release highlights (changes since 71.86.09):
- Improved the installer to install the Linux TLS compatibility library appropriate for the host system's Linux emulation environment.
- Updated nvidia-bug-report.sh to automatically compress its log file; running `nvidia-bug-report.sh` now produces "nvidia-bug-report.log.gz".
Release highlights (changes since 71.86.06):
- Fixed the subpicture component order reported by the NVIDIA X driver's XvMC implementation.
- Fixed a server crash triggered by Kopete's 'new message' popup dialog when a composite manager is enabled.
NVIDIA Accelerated FreeBSD Graphics Driver Set for FreeBSD/i386
is available for download via FTP
Please see the README
for more information about this release.
If you are using FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE
or a more recent FreeBSD 6.x
release, please make sure that the compat5x
package is installed.
Note that the gtk-2.x ports package(s) shipped with FreeBSD releases > 5.3-RELEASE
are binary incompatible with those shipped with FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE
; due to this, the `nvidia-settings`
binary shipped with 71.86.11
will not work on FreeBSD > 5.3-RELEASE
. This problem can be solved by (re-)building `nvidia-settings`
# fetch ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/nv...1.86.11.tar.gz
# tar zxf nvidia-settings-71.86.11.tar.gz
# cd nvidia-settings-1.0
# install nvidia-settings /usr/X11R6/bin
If you encounter any problems with the 71.86.11
NVIDIA FreeBSD graphics driver release, please start a new thread and include a detailed description of the problem, reproduction steps and generate/attach an nvidia-bug-report.log
file (please see http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=46678