On Thursday 08 January 2004 03:21 pm, Luca Gerli wrote:
> Hello all,
>
>   just installed a new Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 on my pc (freebsd 5.2RC2),
> and did a "startx" but just got this:
>
>   Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
>            (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
>            (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
>   (==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Thu Jan  8 22:09:22 2004
>   (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
>   nvidia0: rm_init_adapter() failed!
>   (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module!
>   (EE) NVIDIA(0):  *** Aborting ***
>   (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
>
>   Fatal server error:
>   no screens found
>
>   /var/log/XFree86.0.log says:
>
>   <snip>
>   (**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
>   (==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
>   (==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
>   (==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
>   (--) NVIDIA(0): Linear framebuffer at 0xE0000000
>   (--) NVIDIA(0): MMIO registers at 0xDE000000
>   (==) NVIDIA(0): Write-combining range (0xde601000,0x1000) was already
> clear (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module!
>   (EE) NVIDIA(0):  *** Aborting ***
>   (II) UnloadModule: "nvidia"
>   (II) UnloadModule: "vgahw"
>   (II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvgahw.a
>   (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
>   <snip>
>
>   My previous setup was based on a GeForce 2 GTS, and X with "nvidia" run
> without any problem. Also a GeForce 2 MX400 was ok. Now, I had to revert to
> the "nv" driver (the one included in XFree86) to be able to run X.
>
>   Has anyone any clue or advice ?
>
>   I did compile nvidia-driver-1.0.4365 with the default options (just
> a simple "make install) when I had the GeForce 2 GTS installed. Kernel
> is in its default config (as coming from 5.2RC2).
>
>   BTW: card is working ok in M$ and Linux.
>
>   Thanks,
>    Luca.

Does your /etc/X11/XF86Config have the "NvAgp" option line in it to determine 
whether to use the nvidia agp or FreeBSD agp?  (This is discussed in the 
README file.)

Have you tried doing the "make setup" again?

Best of luck,

Andrew Gould

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