nvidia-driver 195.22 use horribly broken on amd64 between r206173 and

Garrett Cooper yanefbsd at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 06:13:37 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 12:31 PM, Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 11:48 AM, datastream datastream.freecity
> <datastream.freecity at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 2:11 AM, Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org> wrote:
>>> On 05/26/10 09:51, Kostik Belousov wrote:
>>>> I did a quick glance over the driver, try this:
>>>> http://people.freebsd.org/~kib/misc/nvidia-vm_page_lock.1.patch
>>>> I did not even compiled the patched driver.
>>> Ok, I just tried this with an r208622 kernel and sources, and the system
>>> locks up as soon as I type 'startx'. No panic, no core dump, it just wedges,
>>> requiring it to be powered off.
>>  http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=150719
>> NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-195.36.24 with r208117 in my T61 laptop works well.
>    I'll try out this driver then. I'll have to see what the delta was
> with the kernel glue...
> Thanks for the feedback,

    nvidia-driver-195.36.24 works really well with my kernel so far.
I'm going to soak the driver in for a few hours while I'm building a
new kernel to see what HEAD provides as far as stability is concerned

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