FreeBSD Display Driver – x86


Version: 96.43.07
Operating System: FreeBSD x86
Release Date: July 16, 2008

Release Highlights:

  • Fixed a problem that caused TV output on secondary TVs to be black and white on some GPUs.
  • Improved nvidia-xconfig behavior when updating X configuration files without a "Module" section.
  • Added initial support for FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE.

Pre-Installation Notes

To download and install the drivers, follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Review the NVIDIA Software License.
You will need to accept this license prior to downloading any files.

STEP 2: Review Documentation
README - FreeBSD installation and configuration information.

STEP 3: Download the driver

STEP 4: Check dependencies
The dependencies are listed in the README.

STEP 5: Install
See the README for detailed installation instructions. If you have any questions or problems, please check the NVIDIA FreeBSD discussion forum. If you don't find an answer to your question there, you can send email to