CURRENT breaks loading of

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at
Sun Jan 18 01:10:09 UTC 2015

On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 7:43 AM, Andreas Tobler <andreast-list at>

> On 17.01.15 16:18, Bob Willcox wrote:
>> Yesterday when I upgraded my current box I encountered this failure when
>> attempting to load the nvidia-driver (
>> link_elf_obj: symbol _callout_stop_safe undefined
>> linker_load_file: Unsupported file type
>> So, today I updtated my system again today hoping it might be fixed but
>> the
>> problem persists.
>> System info:
>> FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #4 r277299: Sat
>> Jan 17 08:52:41 CST 2015     bob at
>> amd64
> I think you have to rebuild the nvidia-driver against your fresh built
> system. At least I had and my T510 s working again with the nvidia.ko.
David W. really has it right. If you rebuild the kernel, any port
installing a kernel module needs to be rebuilt, as well. The use of
PORT_MODULES in /etc/src.conf is the best way to make sure it happens.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired
E-mail: rkoberman at

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