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Mon Nov 10 12:11:47 PST 2003
On Mon, 10 Nov 2003 21:01:24 +0100, "Karel J. Bosschaart"
<K.J.Bosschaart at tue.nl> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 12:29:30PM -0700, Robin Schoonover wrote:
> > Or maybe it was only partially installed (and some of the opengl libs
> > weren't). That doesn't make sense... So I reinstalled the
> > nvidia-driver from ports, and tried running tuxracer again. Doh!
> > Crashed X. Of course, GLX isn't loaded, so it gets confused, so I'll
> > just have to restart X....and I get this message:
> > (II) [GLX]: Initializing GLX extension
> > Well, that looks promising. Fire up Descent 3 and....Wow. Descent 3
> > is a lot different from the first one. So much higher resolution...
> > Well, thanks for the help. (although this may be a bad thing..how will
> > I get -anything- real done??)
> Maybe you did a portupgrade or reinstall of XFree86-Server? This will
> overwrite some files installed by the nvidia driver. I'm always
> reinstalling nvidia-driver after upgrading XFree86-Server/libraries
> just to be sure. It's also necessary to reinstall the nvidia driver
> after upgrading FreeBSD.
I just realized that was exactly what happened. (I already had been
remembering to reinstall nvidia-driver after updating FreeBSD, but forgot
> I prefer to reboot the machine after any nvidia-driver reinstall to
> be entirely sure that I have the newest kernel module loaded. Yes,
> that's ugly, but I got a bit reluctant on kldunload/kldload'ing this
> sort of critical things. My home desktop doesn't have a large uptime
> anyway as I'm turning it off if I don't need it.
I know the nvidia driver is the same. I didn't even have this machine
before the last update (July). (But it might be a good idea anyway...)
Robin Schoonover (aka End)
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