On Saturday 15 September 2007 14:56:17 Lowell Gilbert wrote: > Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > Florent Thoumie <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > >> Lowell Gilbert wrote: > >>> "Scott I. Remick" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > >>>> Anyone tried the current nVidia-driver with the new X.org 7.3? I > >>>> heard that there was a general (non-FreeBSD-specific) > >>>> incompatibility, but just saw that 7.3 was now in the ports system. > >>> > >>> It's broken. Apparently the X.org drop uses a new ABI. [Thanks for > >>> the note; I wouldn't have fully tested my upgrade otherwise.] > >>> > >>> I guess I'll be dropping back to the open-source "nv" driver for now. > >>> Mssr. Thoumie: could you add a warning to the UPDATING entry? > >> > >> Thanks for reminding me, will do in a second. > >> > >> You have to make sure the Composite extension is disabled and start > >> Xorg with startx -- -ignoreABI. > > > > Having finally taken a minute to think about it, I'm fairly > > sure that putting that option into the command line in > > /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xservers will have the same effect, > > for xdm. However, I won't have a chance to produce a full > > (tested) recipe until tomorrow (perhaps tonight). > > For some reason xdm is using /usr/local/share/examples/xdm/Xservers > instead of /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xservers. From some other messages > on the FreeBSD lists, this seems to be a known problem; but so far I > can't see why it's happening to fix it. > > But with the -ignoreABI passed to the X executable in that file, > everything works. I tried the documented "IgnoreABI" option in the > xorg.conf file, but that didn't seem to have any effect at all.
I am using kdm and with adding Section "ServerFlags" Option "IgnoreAbi" "on" EndSection to my /etc/X11/xorg.conf now xorg starts fine. Except that linux-firefox won't start up now... -- Beni.
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