Video Card for FreeBSD 9.0 (RC2) AMD64

Gary Jennejohn gljennjohn at
Thu Dec 15 09:30:43 UTC 2011

On Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:10:11 +0100
Gary Jennejohn <gljennjohn at> wrote:

> On Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:08:31 +0000
> Matt Dawson <matt at> wrote:
> > [1] I have three Radeon X850XT cards here which were, until the r600 
> > import, the fastest 3D cards supported by FreeBSD's DRI subsystem[2]. 
> > While they worked, FSVO "work," the humble GF 210 wipes the floor with 
> > them in terms of stability, ease of maintenance and functionality.
> > 
> I have a GF 210 and Xorg gets a signal 11 and dumps core when I use
> nvidia-driver (with kern.sugid_coredump=1).
> Trying to debug the cause is basically impossible because
> is a binary blob with no debugging symbols (stripped).
> Luckily, works and so I can at least use the card with Xorg, even
> if performance isn't exactly stellar.

Just for the record it turns out that the signal 11 was apparently the
result of having AIGLX (default) set for xorg-srerver.  After disabling
the option Xorg appears to be running stabily using nvidia-driver.

Gary Jennejohn

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