NVidia driver on 6.1-PRERELEASE causes panic
jhb at freebsd.org
Fri Apr 28 12:07:08 UTC 2006
On Thursday 27 April 2006 10:00 pm, Eric Anderson wrote:
> John Baldwin wrote:
> > On Thursday 27 April 2006 14:42, Eric Anderson wrote:
> >> Eric Anderson wrote:
> >>> I'm trying to set up a new laptop (Dell Latitude 820), which has an
> >>> NVidia Quadro 110 video card.
> >>> I've built and installed the nvidia-driver port, and it loads the
> >>> module successfully. However, I'm not getting any newly created
> >>> devices in /dev/, so Xorg won't start (complains about not having the
> >>> kernel module installed, although it is, I presume because the
> >>> /dev/nvidiactl device isn't being created).
> >>> Upon kldunloading the nvidia module, my machine panics and dumps, so I
> >>> have some cores lying around.
> >>> Does anyone have any hints on this?
> >> Looks like this might be a conflict with acpi_video. Is that to be
> >> expected?
> > Yes. It does conflict in 6.x. That will be fixed in 7.0 though it
> > might require an update to the nvidia driver to make it play nice.
> Bummer - ok.. Thanks for the confirmation. Will that get trickled down
> to 6.x ever?
Probably not as it would probably be considered an ABI breakage.
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