please add nvidia-driver changes in r378360 to ports/UPDATING

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at
Mon Feb 9 23:50:03 UTC 2015

On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 4:19 AM, Jerry <jerry at> wrote:

> On Mon, 09 Feb 2015 03:30:10 -0800 (PST), Anton Shterenlikht stated:
> >I think changes to x11/nvidia-driver* in r378360
> >need to be mentioned in ports/UPDATING.
> >
> >Otherwise it's a POLA violation. nvidia-driver
> >no longer worked for me after the updated to 346.35.
> >I had to install nvidia-driver-340 instead.
> >But would be good to be warned about this change.
> Same here. I had to downgrade to the 340 version.
> Question: I use portupgrade to keep my ports current. How can I configure
> it
> to NEVER upgrade "nvidia"?

pkg lock nvidia-driver-340

You will need to unlock it to upgrade it.
Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired
E-mail: rkoberman at

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