FreeBSD and NVIDIA Optimus by Alfix

FreeBSD and NVIDIA Optimus by Alfix

User Alfonso shows us how to get an NVIDIA GeForce GT540M a.k.a. Optimus graphics card working on a FreeBSD laptop. The instructions include kmod, editing xorg.conf, installing the driver and optirun utility. See the link below for the full set of instructions. This...
FreeBSD FUSE Driver from Alan Somers

FreeBSD FUSE Driver from Alan Somers

FreeBSD contributor Alan Somers was tasked with a rewrite of the FUSE driver for the FreeBSD operating system. FUSE, known as Filesystem in USErspace, is a protocol and driver that allows file system implementation from userspace processes. See the blog from the...
FreeBSD Making Progress On Wayland Support

FreeBSD Making Progress On Wayland Support

Developers of FreeBSD are making strides in Wayland support for FreeBSD. Wayland is a display server protocol that specifies communication between display servers and clients. Check out the discussion at Phoronix in the link provided. FreeBSD is making some progress...

[Request] Looking for libvgl users

Developer Ed Maste is requesting information from those who are users of libvgl. Check his message below and see if you can help out. Prompted by a recent discussion of the vt(4) console I would like to send this query to -stable. When posted to -current about 1.5...