Xorg disaster

Diego Depaoli trebestie at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 14:47:58 PST 2009

On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 8:35 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org> wrote:
> c. Use the new Xorg with the included nv driver instead of the nvidia
> binary driver.
> I usually use the binary driver, but I recently upgraded to the new
> Xorg and for a variety of reasons decided to try out the Xorg nv
> driver and didn't have any problems.
You're lucky. On my system (nvidia 8500GT card) only vesa driver works
without issues.

> FWIW, as a general course of action I find it useful to upgrade
> _everything_ on the system (base, ports, etc.) first before doing the
> nvidia driver, since the compiled parts are sensitive to changes in
> the underlying source and headers.
>  and you might also consider clearing out
> /usr/local/lib/compat/pkg if it exists.
Undone, I'll try

Diego Depaoli

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