x11/nvidia-driver and opengl

Corey Smith corsmith at gmail.com
Wed Jun 14 15:29:17 UTC 2006

Everything works fine here with:

$ uname -a
FreeBSD csmith-dt 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #1: Thu Jun  8
21:30:09 EDT 2006     root at csmith-dt:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SMP  i386

$ pkg_info | egrep '^(xorg-server|nvidia|dri|libdrm)'
dri-6.4.1,2         OpenGL hardware acceleration drivers for the DRI
libdrm-2.0.1_1      Userspace interface to kernel Direct Rendering Module servi
nvidia-driver-1.0.8762 NVidia graphics card binary drivers for
hardware OpenGL ren
nvidia-xconfig-1.0  Tool to manipulate X configuration files for the NVidia dri
xorg-server-6.9.0_4 X.Org X server and related programs

-Corey Smith

On 6/13/06, Jona Joachim <jaj13 at web.de> wrote:
> Hi!
> I have quite an annoying problem with x11/nvidia-driver-1.0.8762 in
> combination with OpenGL.
> In fact, as soon as an application uses OpenGL, it works fine, is
> accelerated just like before but as soon as I close the application the
> computer freezes and reboots spontaneously some seconds later. I tried
> rebuilding Xorg and the driver several times (the driver after Xorg
> because the driver overwrites some libraries installed by Xorg) but it
> didn't help. I didn't have this problem with previous versions of the
> nvidia driver. You must know that while I was upgrading I had a power
> failure and the pkg database got corrupt. However pkgdb is fine again
> and the driver builds fine.
> Does anybody have a clue?
> my graphics card is an NVIDIA GeForce 5200 FX
> /home/default> uname -a
> FreeBSD nirvana.lan.net 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #0: Mon May 15
> 17:27:21 CEST 2006
> default at nirvana.lan.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/HYPOCENTER  i386

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