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NVIDIA Optimus + FreeBSD 9.0

Discussion in 'Mobile Computing' started by alie, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. alie

    alie Member

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    Will I have slowness issue when I install FreeBSD 9.0+KDE+NVIDIA driver on a system with NVidia Optimus?
     
  2. SirDice

    SirDice Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    What "slowness issue"?
     
  3. Dru

    Dru New Member

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    Ohh you know.....that slowness.
     
  4. alie

    alie Member

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    Slowness issue related graphic acceleration esp for Kwin desktop effects?
     
  5. Dru

    Dru New Member

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    The lack of info and trying here, from a long time member is slightly annoying.

    Just in a few min, I came across this...

    /wiki/Nvidia_Optimus


    It seems as people have a hard time getting the card to work, compared to the slower onboard which is probably whats causing the "slowness".
     
    alie thanks for this.
  6. adamk

    adamk New Member

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    Also bear in mind that the intel GPUs that are paired with the nvidia GPUs in Optimus are too new to work in Xorg with the intel driver unless you use the Intel KMS patches.

    Adam