/dev/nviddiactl from current ports
tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 26 09:22:47 PST 2009
On Thu, 2009-02-26 at 11:59 -0500, Rohit X Tripathi wrote:
> Hi, I installed the latest nvidia driver from ports, and found the following error:
> Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
> to make sure that you have the latest version.
> 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/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu Feb 26 04:04:07 2009
> (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
> NVIDIA: could not open the device file /dev/nvidiactl (No such file or directory).
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module! Please ensure
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): that there is a supported NVIDIA GPU in this system, and
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): that the NVIDIA device files have been created properly.
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): Please consult the NVIDIA README for details.
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
> (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
> Fatal server error:
> no screens found
> ^Cgiving up.
> xinit: No such file or directory (errno 2): unable to connect to X server
> xinit: No such process (errno 3): unexpected signal 2.
> xauth: (argv):1: bad display name "tp:0" in "remove" command
> The X11/xorg.conf file was usable until earlier.
What branch of FreeBSD are you running?
Did you load the nvidia kernel module (add nvidia_load="YES"
What messages were emitted after loading it?
What nvidia card do you have ( pciconf -lv | grep -B5 VGA)?
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