The official minimum software requirements for the NVIDIA FreeBSD Graphics Driver are as follows:
|Software Element||Min Requirement|
|Kernel||FreeBSD 7-STABLE (7.3 or later)|
Additionally, the kernel source tree must be installed in /usr/src/sys (package 'ssys' installed)
Note that FreeBSD 7-STABLE versions older than FreeBSD 7.3 and FreeBSD 10-CURRENT development snapshots are not supported.
* Required for hardware-accelerated video playback. See Appendix F, VDPAU Support for more information.