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 10.4-STABLE
X.Org xserver 1.7
libvdpau * 0.2
libvulkan ** 1.0.61

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

Note that FreeBSD-CURRENT development snapshots are not supported.

* Required for hardware-accelerated video playback. See Appendix F, VDPAU Support for more information.

** Required for applications which use the Vulkan API.