I'm out of ideas.  I purchased a card similar to yours; but if was a gift for 
my nephews' computer, which runs Windows XP.

I actively seek to avoid hardware compatibility issues.  I run FreeBSD STABLE; 
and I never buy video cards for my computers unless they're supported by 
XFree86.  The fact that NVIDIA provides a driver that allows 3D acceleration 
is just the icing on the cake.  (I suppose cool 3D games would be the 
analogous candles.)

Best of luck,

Andrew Gould


On Thursday 08 January 2004 04:01 pm, Luca Gerli wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
>
>   I tried both, even setting NvAgp to "0", but no luck. I also
> tried to play with ReqAGP to force lower AGP rates, still the
> problem remains. Of the three cards, the only one which keeps
> not working is the 5200. I wonder if it is an AGP issue, but
> even using the Kernel AGP made no difference.
>   Any other idea ? Or someone having that same card + same kernel ?
>   (chipset is via kt400).
>
>   Thanks, Luca.
>
> Andrew L. Gould wrote:
> > 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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