getting sound to work, and also my nvidia 8600GTS

Yuri Pankov yuri.pankov at
Wed Feb 27 19:05:59 UTC 2008

On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 12:37:23PM -0500, Chuck Robey wrote:
> Maybe I should drop this at this point, but my nvidia.ko file, which is the
> driver for my 8600 GTS card, it never seems to get started.  How do I know
> this?  Because the /dev/nvidiactl file doesn't get made.

nvidia_load="YES" in /boot/loader.conf ?

> I am running devfs.  Is this the right one for current?  I'm not running
> devd, is that right. or maybe should I run both devd AND devfs?  Or, anyone
> know which one is the right one to run?  I need to get nvidiactl to be
> created, like it used to do 2 weeks ago.


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