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FreeBSD Display Driver – x64



275.28 Certified

Release Date:


Operating System:

FreeBSD x64


English (U.S.)

File Size:

29.8 MB


Release Highlights
Supported products
Additional information
  • Added support for xserver ABI 11 (xorg-server 1.11).
  • Fixed a bug that caused the GLSL built-in uniforms gl_FrontMaterial and gl_BackMaterial to not be updated properly when calling glMaterial from a display list.
  • Fixed an error handling bug that caused the OpenGL driver to crash while running certain WebGL applications.
  • Fixed a bug in VDPAU that caused a glibc assertion when a call to VdpDeviceCreateX11 failed in certain ways.

Installation instructions: Once you have downloaded the driver, change to the directory containing the driver package and install the driver by running, as root, tar xzf NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-275.28.tar.gz && cd NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-275.28 && make install
Then, edit your X configuration file so that the NVIDIA X driver will be used; this can normally be done by running nvidia-xconfig

Note that the list of supported GPU products is provided to indicate which GPUs are supported by a particular driver version. Some designs incorporating supported GPUs may not be compatible with the NVIDIA Linux driver: in particular, notebook and all-in-one desktop designs with switchable (hybrid) or Optimus graphics will not work if means to disable the integrated graphics in hardware are not available. Hardware designs will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, so please consult with a system's manufacturer to determine whether that particular system is compatible.

See the README for more detailed instructions.