nvidia-driver crashing kernel on head

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jul 8 20:09:09 UTC 2010

On Thu, 8 Jul 2010, John Baldwin wrote:

> These freezes and panics are due to the driver using a spin mutex instead of a
> regular mutex for the per-file descriptor event_mtx.  If you patch the driver
> to change it to be a regular mutex I think that should fix the problems.

Can you give an example? :) I don't mind creating a patch for all of 
them if you can illustrate what needs to be changed.

Doug (not a mutex type of person)


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