X.org nv driver (xf86-video-nv-2.1.13) && Quadro FX 770M &&
henry.hu.sh at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 12:36:04 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 8:26 PM, Matthias Apitz <guru at unixarea.de> wrote:
> El día Monday, June 01, 2009 a las 07:33:06AM +0200, Matthias Apitz escribió:
>> El día Monday, June 01, 2009 a las 03:19:49AM +0800, Henry Hu escribió:
>> > You may try the nvidia driver, since I know that you can use
>> > nvidia-settings to setup such things easily.
>> Thanks for your feedback. But I'm running 8-CURRENT and it seems that
>> the drivers at http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html (the latest
>> version is 180.51 there) doesn not support -CURRENT and the kmod of the
>> version in the port /usr/ports/x11/nvidia-driver (180.44) let X create a
>> config file fine with X -configure but if you launch X with the created
>> config file it hardlocks the system.
> I've searched a while the FreeBSD forum of the nvidia driver at
> and learned that the lock is caused by the huge amount of memory my
> laptop has (4 GByte) and one needs a setting in /boot/loader.conf of
> with this all is fine and X comes up as it should.
> The actual version is 180.60 and does not compile on CURRENT. One must
> disable the check for this version in
> #if __FreeBSD_version >= 800000
> #error This driver does not support FreeBSD 8.x/-CURRENT!
> then it compiles and installs fine.
Oh, I've forgotten the problem about large memory.
By the way, since you said that the nvidia driver works well on
8-CURRENT, maybe I would upgrade to 8-CURRENT soon as it seems that
there are many new features there. Have you tried 3D applications? Do
they work well?
> As well the nvidia-settings must be compiled directly from the source
> because the one in the ports has some library conflict.
> Thanks for your hint again
> Matthias Apitz
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