1. NapoleonWils0n

    Nvidia driver on Freebsd and Ubuntu match, useful for jails and chroots

    Freebsd 14 p.6 quarterly Nvidia Driver 550.54.14 matches the exact version on Ubuntu 23.10 That means you can use the Nvidia driver from the Ubuntu repo in a jail or a chroot and it will match the version on the Freebsd host rather than having to download and manually install the Nvidia...
  2. grahamperrin

    NVIDIA legacy drivers 390.⋯ and 470.⋯ with kernel module nvidia-modeset

    What's a legacy driver? | NVIDIA nvidia-modeset is applicable with x11/nvidia-driver-390 and x11/nvidia-driver-470 (not with 304.⋯ or 340.⋯). FreeBSD Display Driver – x64 | 390.154 | FreeBSD x64 | NVIDIA FreeBSD Display Driver – x64 | 470.161.03 | FreeBSD x64 | NVIDIA
  3. NapoleonWils0n

    obs studio nvenc encoding with nv-sglrun need a bit of help

    I'm trying to get obs studio working with nvenc encoding on my dell xps 15 2019 using nv-sglrun, which should be possible according to this post on bugs.freebsd.org "At the moment there are no native FreeBSD versions of libcuda.so/libnvidia-encode.so/libnvcuvid.so, so to actually use NVENC we...
  4. NapoleonWils0n

    Freebsd 14 Wayland and Wayfire using Nvidia on Dell XPS 15

    Freebsd 14 Wayland running the Wayfire compositor on a Dell XPS 15 2019 using a Nvidia graphics card All the hardware works but you need to use wifibox for the wifi drivers, and nvidia on freebsd doesnt yet support nvenc and cuda the packages needed are nvidia-driver nvidia-settings...
  5. freezr

    Nvidia resume unreliable

    Hi folks, recently the Nvidia driver is quite capricious and 50% of the time decides to not resume from suspend. I do suspend through XFC4 actions but perhaps is preferable using other methods more reliable… 🤷‍♂️
  6. bratak

    Solved Help about running X (i3) with Nvidia Quadro K4200

    Hi all I installed FreebSD 14 on a HP-Z440 with an NVIDIA Quadro M4000. GK Drivers work fine, and I can startx, and Xorg comes up. When I exit Xorg by the Menu "Exit" it's freezing (and the Window Bars are gone too, see Pics): Exit and then... Xorg is frozen: From here on, I only can...
  7. I

    Solved Cannot launch Xfce for new user

    I created a new user last night and I have Xfce 4.18 installed on FreeBSD 13.2-p4. It works perfectly on my account and has been for the past month. Last night, I went ahead and created a new user for my dad so he could use my computer. Issue is, Xfce (specifically, xfwm) appears to crash. I...
  8. P

    Solved Trying to get GTX 980 working with Xorg

    Hey guys, I'm currently installing freebsd in a kvm virtual machine, with a gtx 980, however, I'm unable to get Xorg working as it errors with "no screens found (EE)" when i try startx. Currently, I have done: pkg install nvidia-driver nano /etc/rc.conf -> added the line...
  9. freebsd_user

    Blank screen unresponsive cursor on laptop while external display is fine for NVIDIA with Optimus, Xorg

    My laptop is an Optimus capable and there is no way to disable Intel graphics from the BIOS (I am also willing to use both whenever suits). I followed the handbook and also tried all relevant posts for this issue with NVIDIA, but nothing worked. I was only able to reach to a blank screen with a...
  10. B

    Nvida Drivers Not Detected? I May Be Stuck In a Frame Buffer

    Now by now I have learned my lesson NEVER to buy a laptop with an Nvidia graphics but I am stuck with this for now. So I am running a Dell Precision 7510 with an Nvida Quadro M1000M. I am using the 535 driver. I installed it through pkg. I have some issues that I believe are mostly connected...
  11. vidmak

    Nvidia GPU Monitoring Tools

    This topic has already been partly discussed (getting-more-information-about-the-gpu-and-libraries-loaded.80906), but for fellow users with a dedicated Nvidia GPU, I wanted to share my experience with the various GUI and CLI monitoring tools that I find useful as well as instructions on how to...
  12. worlok

    Trying to make nvidia legacy on Thinkpad t61p

    The Nvidia legacy diver make install is complaining about sys/capability.h being deprecated. Is there a way to overcome this? I attached a screenshot. Thanks. Freebsd 12.4 release p1
  13. GoNeFast_01

    Solved Weird Bug with Xrandr Command

    FreeBSD 13.1p2 I recently change monitors due to the fact that I upgraded GPU + new drivers for it... Old monitors had old DVI plug (Accell adapter stopped working with new GPU drivers)... I change 2 monitors like 4 weeks ago and all was working as it should with command below with correct...
  14. crypt47

    Got Photoshop CS6 working on FreeBSD with GPU acceleration!

    Kinda think it's pretty cool and want to share I make it work.) Not so many success stories about running PS on FBSD, so I'll post in brief. First, here is how it looks. What I did, in brief (sorry if mis-typed here and there): 1. I on x86_64 system and have a proprietary nvidia card and a...
  15. Voltaire

    Solved Steam does not start correctly

    I installed linux-steam-utils and everything seems to be configured correctly. I'm using a gtx 650 and have the correct drivers and libs installed. Steam won't start and gives the following output. Restarting Steam... [2023-02-26 16:57:21] Startup - updater built Feb 14 2023 00:47:09...
  16. chrislg

    High temperature and fan speed

    I have a Dell Inspiron 15 5510 Laptop and everytime I try a live USB with FreeBSD 13.1 or 14-CURRENT or after a bare metal installation I notice increased fan speed and overheating of my laptop. The cpu temperature rises to 55-65 Celcius at rest. The same thing happens in Arch linux. Only in...
  17. Alain De Vos

    Other Wayland , labwc,sway : found 0 GPU's cannot create backend

    I can start xorg/x11 without any problem. But wayland fails to start with the error message in title. The graphics card is: vgapci0@pci0:1:0:0: class=0x030000 rev=0xa1 hdr=0x00 vendor=0x10de device=0x1f03 subvendor=0x1462 subdevice=0xc757 vendor = 'NVIDIA Corporation' device...
  18. A

    Call For Testing: nvidia-drm kernel module

    Hello everyone, I'm happy to announce that the port of Nvidia's DRM driver is now ready for public consumption. Please visit the github repo to grab the latest copy of the driver. Simply follow the installation instructions and load the nvidia-drm.ko kernel module to give it a go. Please post...
  19. Voltaire

    Solved Can't get to text console using Alt+Ctrl+F1-F8

    I can use the graphical session on ALT+CTRL+F9 When I try to switch back to any other virtual terminal (using ALT+CTRL]+F<1-8>), I get colored squares. It seems to be exactly this bug: https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=213912 Is this something that cannot be circumvented? I...
  20. B

    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...