FreeBSD locks up when X-windows running (LONG)
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Sun Jul 10 11:21:58 GMT 2005
On Sunday 10 July 2005 20:34, Andreas Kohn wrote:
> I'm using the nvidia-provided drivers because of the speed increase they
> give. nv works fine, yes...but too slow :)
> I spent some time reading through the posts, and yes, there were some
> very interesting things said there. Thanks for the pointer.
> For some reason, my system now works with 7667. No hangs, no NVRM
> The only things I changed:
> - a lot of reinstalling 6113/7667, perhaps somewhere there was a
> corrupted file that now got mysteriously replaced by a correct
> - playing with modelines. I changed the resolution from 1920x1200 to
> 1600x1000, to gain a higher refresh rate. Before, I also saw
> NVRM: Xid: 17, Head=0 X=1920 Y=1200 Refresh=75
> which I regarded as simple information items from nvidia-driver. I
> don't get these messages with 1600x1000 anymore.
> So whatever it was, it looks gone. Unfortunately, I can't give any tips
> on what to try :/
I don't know if this is relevant to your problem, but whenever I update X, I
have to portupgrade -f my nvidia driver because it causes X to crash whenever
any opengl apps are run (eg glxgears, opengl screen savers).
If you had updated part of X recently, it may have been the source of your
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