Appendix B. Minimum Software Requirements

The official minimum software requirements for the NVIDIA FreeBSD Driver Set are as follows:

Software Element Min Requirement
Kernel FreeBSD 5-STABLE (5.3 or later)
XFree86/Xorg 4.2/6.7.0

Additionally, the kernel source tree must be installed in /usr/src/sys (package 'ssys' installed)

Note that FreeBSD -STABLE versions older than FreeBSD 5.3 and FreeBSD 6.x/7.x -CURRENT development snapshots are not supported.