Xorg errs after updating ports
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Sun Sep 16 10:54:40 PDT 2007
"Frank Shute" <frank at esperance-linux.co.uk> writes:
> On Sun, Sep 16, 2007 at 08:45:29AM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>> Quoting from /usr/ports/UPDATING (which may itself have been updated
>> after you did your ports download, so you may not yet have this advice
>> on your hard disk):
>> Users of nvidia-driver will have to make sure Composite extension is
>> turned off and start Xorg with the following command:
>> $ startx -- -ignoreABI
>> The -ignoreABI option is a Xorg option. If you're using gdm, kdm or
>> xdm, you will have to modify your configuration file so that Xorg
>> starts with this option.
>> An updated nvidia-driver should be released soon.
> I thought from the parent post that he was using the nv driver (the
> free Xorg one: nv(4x)) and not the commercial one which I believe is
> named nvidia in xorg.conf.
Hmm. Yes, I think you're right. Nonetheless, the workaround will be
the same until the xf86-video-nv port is rebuilt to the new X.Org ABI.
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