CURRENT breaks loading of nvidia.so
rkoberman at gmail.com
Sun Jan 18 05:22:07 UTC 2015
On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 8:34 PM, Bob Willcox <bob at immure.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 07:48:37AM -0800, David Wolfskill wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 04:45:04PM +0100, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > The nvidia-driver package needs to be recompiled with the latest
> > > FreeBSD-current sources, because of changes in the callout subsystem.
> > >
> > > If this is not possible, we can temporarily add the
> > > symbol to the kernel for some transition time.
> > > ...
> > While I'm running i386 (vs. amd64), I have not encountered the cited
> > issue.
> > Given the above, I suspect that the fact that I have the line:
> > PORTS_MODULES=x11/nvidia-driver
> > in /etc/src.conf has a fair amount of (positive) influence on that.
> > (I track stable/10 & head -- on different slices -- daily on my laptop.)
> > Peace,
> > david
> Thanks ALL! Adding the PORTS_MODULES=x11/nvidia-driver line to my
> file and rebuilding the kernel fixed it!
> Learn something new every day! :)
Can anyone tell me where PORTS_MODULES is documented? I don't find it in
the Handbook. It's not in src.conf(5). I've known of it since Doug B. (I
thing) wrote it. This is a very beneficial tool. It really needs to be well
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired
E-mail: rkoberman at gmail.com
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