Chapter 2. Minimum Software Requirements

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)
XFree86/X.Org 4.2/6.7.0
libvdpau * 0.2

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.