trying to put up X, am using an Nvidia card an HP Presario
henry.olyer at gmail.com
Sun Sep 26 19:28:55 UTC 2010
Kenneth CF once wrote:
> 2) Install the nvidia-driver.
> # cd /usr/ports/x11/x11-driver/nvidia-driver
> # make install clean (I built with options FREEBSD_AGP checked, ACPI
checked, LINUX unchecked).
and this didn't help. Under 7.2, this was the game changer. Everything
worked with this and a couple tweaks.
On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 3:06 PM, Henry Olyer <henry.olyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Several people in this group took a lot of time and helped me when I
> couldn't get FBSD 7.2 running with X on an HP Presario.
> Now, I'm having *somewhat* *similar* problems, doing the install for 8.1.
> I've attached my rc,conf, the X log file, and the list of installed
> I've also said:
> hald_enable="YES" and dbus_enable="YES" in the rc.conf file. Apparently
> playing with the boot loader file isn't necessary, now.
> Oh, I downloaded (using sys-install,) the nvidia helper system but couldn't
> get the NVIDIA screen logo that goes up just before X comes up.
> Thanks, all!
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