Seems there is a new driver in ports as of yesterday for nvidia. Anyone tried it as of yet?
Eric * Mel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [070912 17:43]: > Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 23:43:42 +0200 > From: Mel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: nvidia-driver rebooting machine on X startup > > On Wednesday 12 September 2007 23:21:57 Eric Ekong wrote: > > * Darren Spruell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [070911 19:20]: > > > Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 16:20:00 -0700 > > > From: Darren Spruell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > > To: Bruce Cran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > > Cc: Mel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, > > > email@example.com > > > Subject: Re: nvidia-driver rebooting machine on X startup > > > > > > On 9/11/07, Bruce Cran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > Mel wrote: > > > > > There's 3 things left I can think of: > > > > > - weird module clash > > > > > - bug in nvidia-driver (I assume you're running Xorg 7.x) > > > > > - driver was not built against running kernel > > > > > > > > I'm seeing a similar problem, but my system spontaneously reboots > > > > whenever it uses any 3D - for example any of the 3D xscreensaver > > > > modules in full screen mode. I'm running 7.0-CURRENT and just > > > > realised I have PREEMPTION enabled since it's now in GENERIC. I > > > > remember a while ago this caused stability problems with the nvidia > > > > driver - does anyone know if this could still be a problem? I think > > > > there's more going on however, since the driver doesn't seem to know > > > > about my card during bootup (it shows <Unknown>) though it clearly does > > > > find it when starting Xorg. Going back to the nvidia-driver-96xx port > > > > appears to fix the problems, and that driver does know what nVidia card > > > > I'm using during boot. > > > > > > 3 of us have posted a thread on nvidia forums as problem reports; I've > > > at least tried an older (legacy) driver version to no luck and > > > eliminated every suggestion I've gotten from the fbsd community as > > > well. > > > > > > If anyone would like, feel free to piggyback on the thread. There's > > > been no help response on the forums for a couple of days now. > > > > > > http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=45590 > > > > > > If this *is* an issue with the nvidia driver, is there a good way for > > > us to alert Nvidia? Customer support, I guess? > > > > > > -- > > > Darren Spruell > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > _______________________________________________ > > > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > > > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > Seems like even more than that in the freebsd forums located here... > > > > http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=47 > > > > Might want to repost here as well. > > Hmm: > http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=1313960&postcount=2 > > My guess is they were in /usr/local/lib/compat/pkg. Any chance you guys have > stale libraries hiding away (use ldconfig -r when in doubt)? > > > -- > Mel > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- ======================================================= Eric I. Ekong [EMAIL PROTECTED] FreeBSD - The Power to Serve http://www.freebsd.org K Desktop Environment on FreeBSD http://freebsd.kde.org Enlightenment E16 and E17 http://www.e.org ======================================================= Laws of Serendipity: (1) In order to discover anything, you must be looking for something. (2) If you wish to make an improved product, you must already be engaged in making an inferior one. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"