Rafal Grodzinski wrote: > Frank Steinborn wrote: >> Hi list, >> >> I have a box with a GeForce2 MX/MX400 onboard on an nForce-chipset and >> want to use the binary nVidia-driver with it. I have to use the legacy >> driver (96.43.13). It installs without problems, and the GPU gets >> detected properly: >> >> nvidia0: <GeForce2 Integrated GPU> on vgapci0 >> vgapci0: child nvidia0 requested pci_enable_busmaster >> vgapci0: child nvidia0 requested pci_enable_io >> nvidia0: [GIANT-LOCKED] >> nvidia0: [ITHREAD] >> >> However, if I start X, strange things happen. The video is shown, but >> there are many artifacts and all looks kind of strange - it is >> unusable. I can see the following from the nVidia-driver in dmesg >> after X started:
[ ... ] >> What I've done so far to track this down: >> >> - Tried the driver from ports (atm in version 96.43.11) and the one >> from the website (96.43.13). >> - installed compat5x (The nVidia page claims this is necessary). >> - I tried with agp-support from the nVidia-driver and with agp-support >> from the FreeBSD kernel. >> >> All that did not changed the observed beharviour. I would be more than >> happy if someone could provide me with a hint... > > Hello Frank, > > I'd advise you to try out different versions of nvidia driver from > ports, especially x11/nvidia-driver-71 as it's quite an old card. > > I have GeForce 6100 and if I use anything different than > x11/nvidia-driver-173 I get some random issues. > > If you still get issues with x11/nvidia-driver-71 I think that you > should check out some older drivers from nvidia web site. > > About your xorg.conf file I don't think that you need to have both > Option "DPMS" > and > HorizSync 30-60, > VertRefresh 50-76 > set at the same time. As I understand it DPMS means that graphics card > reads these information directly from screen so you don't have to set it > yourself. I've got only > Option "DPMS" > set and it works fine. > > > Rafal Rafal, thanks for your reply. I tried the 71-driver, and this panics my system instantly. So no luck here. Older 96 versions of the driver are not really usable, since they are not compatible with xorg-server-1.6. Cheers, Frank _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"