recent nvidia-driver trouble

Craig Rodrigues rodrigc at
Fri Jun 15 19:11:03 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 08:31:36PM +0200, Gary Jennejohn wrote:
> I've seen this also. It's a panic due to a NULL-pointer dereference
> someplace in the nvidia-driver. I suspect that it's related to the
> recent locking/mutex/whatever changes but can't prove it. All the
> crash dumps which I have are corrupted so I can't do a backtrace :-(
> The bug seems to be in the binary blob part of the driver, which means
> we have to wait for Nvidia to get around to fixing it.

Have you reported this problem to Nvidia?  They don't regularly
monitor FreeBSD mailing lists, but I've found that they
are fairly responsive to e-mails sent to:
freebsd-gfx-bugs at 

Craig Rodrigues        
rodrigc at

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