-current kernel as of this morning breaks the nvidia driver

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Wed Dec 21 15:14:28 PST 2005

On Wednesday 21 December 2005 05:08 pm, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 December 2005 04:01 pm, Doug Barton wrote:
> > I updated my -current system this morning, and the nvidia driver no
> > longer works, even after rebuilding. Also, trying to kldunload the module
> > causes an instant panic.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> Yeah, I said in my commit message that the vgapci and hostb changes
> probably break the nvidia driver, mostly the one where agp_info changes. 
> I've talked to the folks at nvidia already and they are working on a patch.
>  I don't have an ETA on it though.

Hmm seems I forgot to mention that in the commit log actually. *sigh*  The 
only thing that would actually kill it is the ABI change of agp_info (and it 
was also the only driver that used ai_aperture_va so it needs more than just 
a recompile).

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