culverk at sweetdreamsracing.biz
Mon Oct 20 07:59:54 PDT 2003
Quoting "Christoph P. Kukulies" <kuku at kukulies.org>:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 10:47:56AM -0400, Kenneth Culver wrote:
> > Quoting "C. Kukulies" <kuku at www.kukulies.org>:
> > > What is the recommended way to use the nvidia driver under
> > > WITH_FREEBSD_AGP or not? (Dell Inspiron 8000 w/ Geforce2 Go)
> > >
> > > I have agb_load="YES"
> agp_load of course.
> > > nvidia_load="YES"
> > >
> > > in /boot/loader.conf
> > >
> > > At present I get a cold boot when I startx. Screen becomes dark and after
> > > a couple of seconds I get the DELL Logo, rebooting.
> > >
> > > I want to use OpenGL so using the XFree86 driver (nv) is not an
> > >
> > > --
> > In my experience the nvidia agp driver is faster, but also crashes more. If
> > you did was the above, you are still using the nvidia driver. You have to
> > recompile the nvidia driver with the WITH_FREEBSD_AGP to use the agp driver
> > that comes with FreeBSD. When I used the FreeBSD AGP driver, I had no
> > problems.
> I removed the agp_load line. Now I'm getting this when starting X:
> (==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Mon Oct 20 16:47:12 2003
> (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
> (EE) Failed to load module "glx" (module does not exist, 0)
> (EE) Failed to load module "nvidia" (module does not exist, 0)
> (EE) No drivers available.
> Fatal server error:
> no screens found
> When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
> the full server output, not just the last messages.
> This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".
> Please report problems to xfree86 at xfree86.org.
> X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).
> kukuboo2k# kldstat
> Id Refs Address Size Name
> 1 12 0xc0400000 6138e8 kernel
> 2 2 0xc0a14000 1d484 linux.ko
> 3 1 0xc0a32000 1af1dc nvidia.ko
> 4 1 0xc0be2000 4bd1c acpi.ko
> 5 1 0xc3305000 b000 ntfs.ko
> 6 1 0xc3375000 8000 snd_maestro3.ko
> 7 1 0xc337d000 19000 snd_pcm.ko
> Any ideas what could be wrong?
Yeah, when you recompile the nvidia driver, you still have to have agp.ko
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