> >>>> How much memory do you have?  Freebsd/Nvidia doesn't work with 4Gigs
> >>>> of memory OR PAE enabled kernels.  Nvidia's forums have lots more
> >>>> information
> >>>> regarding this.
> >>
> >> I'm not sure of the internals exactly, but the amount of onboard memory
> >> plus the memory that comes with the card can't exceed 4G.  (I could be
> >> wrong, but I think this is accurate).  In this case, assuming you have a
> >> 512M card or similar then 3 Gigs of memory should work.  I have seen
> >> reports of 2Gigs of memory working (i386) and am sure that works without
> >> problems. amd64 doesn't work at all, as you have already stated.
> >>
> >> If you have a requirement to use the nvidia based graphics driver, then
> >> you really don't have an alternative at this time, then to remove system
> >> memory from your main board.
> >>
> >> ~Paul

Putting hw.physmem="3G" in /boot/loader.conf might also work.

Pieter de Goeje

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