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FreeBSD Graphics Driver Archive

 FreeBSD Display Driver – x86

Version: 180.60
Operating System: FreeBSD x86
Release Date: : June 01, 2009

Release Highlights:

  • Fixed stability problems with some GeForce 6200/7200/7300 GPUs on multi-core/SMP systems.
  • Fixed VGA console restoration on some laptop GPUs.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some performance levels to be disabled on certain GeForce 9 series notebooks.

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 (in English) to When emailing please attach an nvidia-bug-report.log, which is generated by running "".