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    Solved Resolution is way too low and nvidia-settings won't start

    I just reinstalled FreeBSD, installed the graphics drivers (pkg install nvidia-driver), xorg, kde5 and sddm. upon initiating startx I was greeted with an error that said "cannot run in framebuffer mode". I don't know what this error means, but I was instructed to add the following text to...
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    Is installing nvidia drivers with `pkg install nvidia-driver` officially best practice?

    Popular FreeBSD content creator RoboNubbie posted a video walkthrough for installing and configuring FreeBSD in which he details the way in which you should install nvidia drivers ( View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjPha2bWvxs ) He advises to use `pkg search nvidia`, and then pick out the...
  3. Happy Day

    How to install FreeBSD 13.1 Mate with Nvidia 515.57 ?

    Hello BSD Community. I am currently trying to install FreeBSD Mate on a Linux with Virtualbox. I am currently testing if my wishes can be fulfilled in FreeBSD. My ultimate goal should be a complete switch from Linux to FreeBSD Mate or KDE. My priority number one is first the available software...
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    Other Blank screen when starting window manager

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to breath some life into an old Macbook: $ inxi CPU: dual core Intel Core2 Duo P7350 (-MCP-) speed: 1990 MHz OS: FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE amd64 Up: 3h 6m Mem: 278.1/1739.0 MiB (16.0) Storage: 232.89 GiB (3.5% used) Procs: 51 Shell: sh inxi: 3.3.11 $ inxi -G Graphics...
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    GeForce GT1030 sleeps after a while and doesn't awake with KVM-switch

    Hi, I have this nvidia card and the card is running so far. The HDMI output of this card goes to a KVM HDMI Switch from Delock. So far so good. Is working at boot but sleeps after a while and can't awake again the HDMI Output. The Keyboard is working. How I can force the graphic card to give...
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    Solved 13.1 xorg does not start

    The system is: AMD Ryzen 1600 Nvidia GT 630 GPU 8 GB RAM During fresh install of 13.1-RELEASE, I added my user to the wheel and video groups. Followed the handbook eventually wanting to install xfce on a freshly-installed 13.1 system. After install, I ran freebsd-update fetch install to make...
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    ACPI support needed for building port of nvidia driver?

    I have a PNY Verto GeForce GT 430 card 2048MB ddr3 and i'm building the x11/nvidia-driver-340 port. I see ACPI probes in 'dmesg' so my system is ACPI, but I don't know enough about hardware to know how it integrates back and forth with the video card and other devices / parts of the motherboard...
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    display going to sleep after starting wm

    I left my system on overnight and gnome put my monitor to sleep (which I thought I had turned off in settings). Now whenever I log in and startx, the screen is loading and black like normal, but then my monitor light starts blinking, and I can't get anything on the display. Doesn't seem to...
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    blank screen with Nvidia Optimus on laptop

    Hello, I'm using FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE-p8. I used the i915kms driver for a long time, but now I want to give x11/nvidia-hybrid-graphics a try. My graphic card requires x11/nvidia-secondary-driver-390. Here's my config. pciconf -lv vgapci0@pci0:1:0:0: class=0x030000 rev=0xa1 hdr=0x00...
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    XF86-VIDEO-NV driver does not recognize ports on NVIDIA graphics card.

    I have an old graphics card (6200LE) which is not supported by Nvidia post xorg-server-1.18. I switched to an open-source driver, and all was well until I upgraded my monitor to an LG 32" QHD early this year. The open-source driver does not recognize my panel dimensions and switches to 1024 x...
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    Solved Can FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE work with an older nvidia card?

    Hello. I'm new to FreeBSD, and I've just installed 13.0-RELEASE. After I installed xorg, I did "# pkg install nvidia-driver" which directed me to the legacy 390.x drivers on the NVIDIA website, as it said that the new 470.x driver would ignore my GPU. (I have a NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 card) I...
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    qemu FreeBSD Guest - Nvidia GPU Passthrough - Error starting Xorg

    Hey everyone! So I'm an Arch Linux user and I've recently learned about KVM/QEMU and PCI Passthrough.As I was learning about FreeBSD, I decided to give it a try as a VM. I currently have a Microsoft Surface Book (1st Gen with Performance Base) which has an Intel iGPU and a Nvidia GeForce GTX...
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    Laptop with AMD 'Cezanne' graphics + Nvidia RTX 3060

    So I have this Acer Nitro 5 running FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE (fresh install), and I'm wondering if it's possible to get nvidia-driver to work on it. The BIOS has no option to disable the onboard graphics. If I startx with nvidia.ko loaded and 'device "nvidida"' in the config, I get "no screens...
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    Solved PKG update overwrote a Port

    Hi Folks, I performed a pkg update/upgrade and pkg downloaded and reinstalled the nvidia-driver binary against the version I installed from ports with this option: ACPI_PM : on How can I prevent that pkg overwrites software installed from the ports collection? Thanks, tgl
  15. grahamperrin@

    Solved New 2022Q1 branch

    Expected (routine), not particularly newsworthy here in the forums: [FreeBSD-Ports-Announce] New 2022Q1 branch Worth noting, two early replies to a parallel announcement: <https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-ports/2022-January/001221.html> from Jan Beich...
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    Can not suspend system - automatically wake up.

    Hello, I can't suspend my system, respectively it goes to suspended state but after very short time (around 1sec) it automatically wakes up and only black screen is shown and I must do full restart (ctrl+alt+delete) because system is unusable in this state. I'm using KDE5 plasma desktop with...
  17. grahamperrin@

    Appropriate use of loader.conf(5) for kernel modules

    There's a FreeBSD recommendation to use /boot/loader.conf for nvidia (with the latest driver for NVIDIA). Is this use of loader.conf appropriate (with FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE), or somewhat archaic? loader.conf(5)
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    Laptop dual monitor/gpu intel/nvidia - LVDS black screen with mouse

    Hello All, I passed like one week searching to solve my problem of black screen on internal monitor on my laptop, under xfce 4.16/lightdm. the external monitor on DP work fine connected to the nvidia 1660 Ti card, the internal display no chance. I'm on FreeBSD 13 stable, I use the...
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    Solved Nvidia - Current status

    I'm a bit confused by the current state of support for nVidia GPUs with FreeBSD. I was hoping somebody could shed some light on the current situations. From what I can tell, nVidia seems to provide drivers for FreeBSD for a wide variety of GPUs. As far as I can tell, these would work well with...
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    Solved FreeBSD 13.0 Won’t Boot After NVIDIA Drivers Installed

    Good afternoon all: I didn’t experience this problem in 12.2, but with 13.0 I can’t get FreeBSD to boot up after I install NVIDIA drivers. The boot process freezes at the frame buffer. See attached image for error message. It's an Nvidia 1080 Ti on a custom-built machine. No other OS gives me...