Nvidia drivers and mem.ko module
Henrik W Lund
henrik.w.lund at broadpark.no
Tue Aug 31 08:20:26 PDT 2004
Ricardo Britto wrote:
>I'm running FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE-p9 #3 on my machine and I'm having problems
>on installing nvidia-driver from ports.
>I get the following error: ERROR: Failed to load the NVIDIA module!
>KLD nvidia.ko: depends on mem - not available.
>That's saying about mem.ko module. Well, I cvsuped my tree - 'cause mem.ko
>doesn't exit on my /boot/kernel directory - and it's not available for my
>tag=RELENG_5_2. I tried to update my tree with the tag=. and it downloads mem
>source, but it's incompatible to my freebsd version (when I try to build and
>install my kernel I get errors about options that aren't available for that
>version of kernel).
>I searched google about more info and all I could get was a discussion between
>commiters about cvsup war/bug fix.
>In the end: I can't install nvidia-driver because it needs mem.ko module and I
>can't install mem.ko module because it isn't cvsuped to my tree (or because
>I'm too dummy :( ).
>Could anyone help?
>I appreciate in advance,
. is the -CURRENT branch tag, and the config file for the kernel may
have changed since the creation of RELENG_5_2. You should use the
GENERIC config file and modify it instead of using your old one.
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