FreeBSD Port: nvidia-driver-169.12

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at
Fri Mar 7 12:44:23 UTC 2008

On Fri, Mar 07, 2008 at 01:12:32PM +0100, TooMany Secrets wrote:
> On 3/7/08, Laurent Grangeau <thorzero at> wrote:
> > Hi there !
> >
> >  I've been using FreeBSD now for 4 months. I've been able to compile
> >  NVidia-drivers without Linux compatibility on FreeBSD 7.0 but when I
> >  generate a xorg.conf file, and when I try this file, it says that the NVidia
> >  GLX module fails to load.
> >  (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the GLX module; please check in your X
> >  (EE) NVIDIA(0):     log file that the GLX module has been loaded in your X
> >  (EE) NVIDIA(0):     server, and that the module is the NVIDIA GLX module.
> >  If
> >  (EE) NVIDIA(0):     you continue to encounter problems, Please try
> >  (EE) NVIDIA(0):     reinstalling the NVIDIA driver.
> With fbsd 7, after compile nvidia, you need to reboot your computer.
> Then the nvidia ko run ok.

Make sure you it's in your /boot/loader.conf.  Also, you might find
useful to remove "dri" from your ``Modules'' section in config file.


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