Running FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #5 r271728: Thu Sep 18 01:18:25 CEST 2014 amd64 on 
a Lenovo
ThinkPad Edge E540 laptop with built-in nVidida GT 740M GPU (NV208M) doesn't 
bring up X11
even with most recent nVidia  BLOB 343.13.

The system has been installed from a most recent FBSD CURRENT USB drive image 
and uses
UEFI and newcons/vt(). IN UEFI Firmware, the primary GPU selected is the nVidia 
GT 740M
in favour of the Intel iGPU HD4600 of the Haswell CPU.

While the system works well with console only after UEFI boot, I can not start 
X11 having
driver "nvidia" enabled, the portion in xorg.conf reflecting this is as follows:

Section "Device"
        Identifier      "Card0"
        VendorName      "nVidia"
        BoardName       "GT740M"
        Driver          "nvidia"
        BusID           "PCI:1:0:0"

When starting X, the screen goes blank and black with a stuck mousepointer 
showing up and
a green (colour defined in my console) carret showing in the left hand upper 
corner of the
screen - and nothing happens anymore.

Using driver "nv" from the regular xorg installation from the ports (having set 
WITH_KMS=               YES
in /etc/make.conf) fails with the error, that the driver doesn't recognises the 
GPU type.

The only working solution is the very slow and unusable 
unaccelerated software framebuffer.

I'd like to use the accelerated nVidia GPU with the BLOB as I do on all other 
boxes I use (systems still without UEFI and graphical vt()).

What am I doing wrong here?

Has someone successfully bootet FBSD CURRENT via EUFI and nVidia accelerated 
GPU via
nVidia's BLOB?

Thanks in advance,


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