Nvidia-driver + mem module -> :(

Philippe Rocques phil at teaser.fr
Tue Aug 31 00:57:09 PDT 2004


> I'm running FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE-p9 #3 on my machine and I'm having problems
> on installing nvidia-driver from ports.
> I get the following error: ERROR: Failed to load the NVIDIA module!
> KLD nvidia.ko: depends on mem - not available.

I had the same problem yesterday.
Nvidia-driver port uses /usr/share/mk/bsd.kmod.mk, which needs the kernel 
source tree.
I think you maked nvidia-driver while your source tree was the CURRENT 
Update to tag=RELENG_5_2, make nvidia-driver, and it should load well.


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