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    NVidia 8600 driver for FreeBSD 7

    Hi there,

    I've got an 8600 gts and FreeBSD 7, can anyone point me at a better driver than the default vesa?

    I downloaded NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86-169.12, but that doesn't seem to support 7.

    any...
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    Black/Red flicker when running GL apps

    I'm using an ati-x1300 with the fglrx driver setup (AIGLX etc.).

    I notice that I get some black/red flicker when I try to run GL apps like Tremuluous or Crack-Attack.

    I think the CPU may also...
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    It isn't the monitor. When I try playing a gl...

    It isn't the monitor. When I try playing a gl game it is like a black/red flicker and (for want of a better word) scratchiness.
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    I'll check it out, although I'm using a half...

    I'll check it out, although I'm using a half decent (generic) widescreen TFT I bought last year.
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    That seemed to work; certainly I could start...

    That seemed to work; certainly I could start Termulous and CrackAttack, which (I believe) are both GL games.

    That said, there is a bit of an annoying flicker - could this be my monitor refresh...
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    well, the output of that, with the latest driver,...

    well, the output of that, with the latest driver, is like this:

    max@scunner:~$ fglrxinfo -display :0
    display: :0.0 screen: 0
    OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
    OpenGL renderer string:...
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    Yes I've got the Codecs; I've been using MPlayer,...

    Yes I've got the Codecs; I've been using MPlayer, then Totem and more recently VLC for some time now (probably about 4 years), so when I set up a machine one of the first things I configure is the...
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    Sure thing- currently on my machine and...

    Sure thing-

    currently on my machine and crashing x are:
    Briquolo
    Crack Attack
    Tremulous
    Google Earth

    other applications that run, but really poorly include xmame, dvd playback etc.
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    ATI x1300 fglrx driver Ubuntu

    has anyone had any real success with the fglrx driver on Ubuntu? I'm using it, Compiz is working but anything that uses gl just crashes X.

    My card is a PowerColor ATI x1300 512Mb and the relevant...
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