I have installed nvidia-driver, nvidia-xconfig and nvidia-settings following the advice on in this thread: http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=28851 Installation worked: Code:$ pkg_info | grep nvidia nvidia-driver-290.10 NVidia graphics card binary drivers for hardware OpenGL ren nvidia-settings-290.10 Display Control Panel for X NVidia driver nvidia-xconfig-290.10 Tool to manipulate X configuration files for the NVidia dri nvidia-xconfig was able to generate an xorg.conf. I don't know if the small amount of complaining it gave means anything: Code:# nvidia-xconfig WARNING: Unable to locate/open X configuration file. ps: Process environment requires procfs(5) New X configuration file written to '/etc/X11/xorg.con X fails to start giving: Code:(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Sun Jan 15 14:24:45 2012 (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf" NVIDIA: could not open the device file /dev/nvidiactl (No such file or directory ). (EE) Jan 15 14:24:47 NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module. P lease see the (EE) Jan 15 14:24:47 NVIDIA(0): system's kernel log for additional error mes sages and (EE) Jan 15 14:24:47 NVIDIA(0): consult the NVIDIA README for details. (EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting *** (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration. Fatal server error: no screens found Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support at http://wiki.x.org for help. Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional informati on. xinit: giving up xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused xinit: server error I hope there is a suggestion out there. Thanks.