HEADS-UP new statfs structure

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Fri Nov 14 16:07:09 PST 2003

On Sat, 15 Nov 2003 00:46:19 +0100, Sascha Holzleiter 
<sascha at daemonground.de> wrote:

> On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 22:46, Bruce Cran wrote:
>> Either the new statfs, or something in a recent change in -CURRENT
>> (since last week), has broken the nvidia driver.
>> I've been using it now for
>> over half a year with no problems at all.  I installed the new kernel
>> and world, rebuilt x11/nvidia-driver and X11 hung before it had even
>> switched to graphical mode.   After a minute the system rebooted, and
> I got the same behavoir a few days ago BEFORE rebuilding the system, so
> i don't think it is due to the statfs change.
> The driver stopped working around the time the XFree86 ports were
> changed, I think that these are more likely the cause.

But, all my apps are up to date so the Nvidia driver is still working. I 
haven't update -CURRENT yet, I am waiting for Gnome 2.5 to be out then I 
will update -CURRENT and stuff.

# pkg_info | grep XFree86
XFree86-4.3.0,1     X11/XFree86 core distribution (complete, using 
XFree86-FontServer-4.3.0_2 XFree86-4 font server
XFree86-Server-4.3.0_12 XFree86-4 X server and related programs
XFree86-clients-4.3.0_5 XFree86-4 client programs and related files
XFree86-documents-4.3.0 XFree86-4 documentation
XFree86-font100dpi-4.3.0 XFree86-4 bitmap 100 dpi fonts
XFree86-font75dpi-4.3.0 XFree86-4 bitmap 75 dpi fonts
XFree86-fontCyrillic-4.3.0 XFree86-4 Cyrillic fonts
XFree86-fontDefaultBitmaps-4.3.0 XFree86-4 default bitmap fonts
XFree86-fontEncodings-4.3.0 XFree86-4 font encoding files
XFree86-fontScalable-4.3.0 XFree86-4 scalable fonts
XFree86-libraries-4.3.0_6 XFree86-4 libraries and headers
dri-4.3.0,1         OpenGL hardware acceleration drivers for XFree86
imake-4.3.0_1       Imake and other utilities from XFree86
wrapper-1.0_3       Wrapper for XFree86-4 server

# pkg_info | grep nvidia
nvidia-driver-1.0.4365 [...with non-offical patch...]


> The odd thing is that this seems to be system dependent, on my P4 system
> at home the driver still works fine, on my Athlon system at work I have
> the same issues you describe here...
> I haven't done anything to debug or fix this because I need the failing
> system to work with rather then to play around with ;) But if anyone
> wants to look into that I'll provide every information needed.
> Greets,
>   Sascha

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