NVidia driver stability?
mreimer at vpop.net
Fri Jul 11 08:26:52 PDT 2003
Kenneth Culver wrote:
>>I don't know if this is relevant, but the NVidia drivers won't work with
>>libkse or libthr, because it messes with the %gs segment register, which
>>both threading libraries use. The only threading library it currently
>>works with is libc_r.
> Actually from what I hear that's not accurate. It only works with the
> linuxthreads port.
FWIW, the patch below (from doc/machdep.c.diff in the port) makes the
drivers work fine on my -stable box, even with KDE GL apps. I'm also
building the nvidia port with WITH_FREEBSD_AGP=yes WITH_NVIDIA_HACKS=yes.
RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/sys/i386/i386/machdep.c,v
retrieving revision 1.385.2.28
diff -d -u -r1.385.2.28 machdep.c
--- machdep.c 22 Jan 2003 20:14:52 -0000 1.385.2.28
+++ machdep.c 8 May 2003 20:05:06 -0000
@@ -742,8 +742,6 @@
regs->tf_cs = _ucodesel;
regs->tf_ds = _udatasel;
regs->tf_es = _udatasel;
- regs->tf_fs = _udatasel;
regs->tf_ss = _udatasel;
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