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Old 10-01-2013, 06:29 AM
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Question How to install Nividia Legacy on PC-BSD 9.2?
A little while ago,I tried to install PC-BSD 9.2,but,it said the Nvidia driver was 319.xx,but,I needed 304.xx and gave the download link.

I went back to PC-BSD 9.1(2012) for now.

What is the method to install the 304.xx legacy driver in PC-BSD 9.2?
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Once you have finished the install of PC-BSD, you just need to go to the package manager (in the PC-BSD Control Panel), toggle "advanced" mode, and then just search for "nvidia-driver". There are two of them in there: "nvidia-driver" which is the latest version (319.x) and "nvidia-driver-304" which is the version that you want (304.x). Just unselect the new version and select the older one then click apply to perform the changes. Once that is done you will probably want to reboot and re-run the display wizard as well - just to make sure that it is using the newly installed nvidia driver.
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Old 10-03-2013, 05:21 PM
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I've installed PC-BSD 9.2 and followed your instructions.

It removed the Nvidia 319.xx driver and a lot of other stuff!

Right now,it just keeps saying "updating packages" and has been for quite some time now.

It's 1:20 PM EDT,so I'll wait awhile longer.

Update:
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Twice I installed the OS and followed the instructions and twice it installed nvidia 304.xx,then proceeded to delete 490 important packages,leaving me with only a text-based system.

I give up -for now! LOL

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