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)|
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.