Nvidia on CURRENT...

Anders Troback freebsd at troback.com
Tue Oct 24 01:52:29 PDT 2006

On Tue, 17 Oct 2006 15:14:38 +0200
Tore Lund <toreld at netscape.net> wrote:

> Anders Troback wrote:
> > On Tue, 17 Oct 2006 11:25:05 +0400
> > "Andrew Pantyukhin" <infofarmer at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >> I have it working fine on my current. Have you disabled agp in
> >> kernel config?
> > 
> > No, should I? Running on GENERIC!
> It's a little easier to try it out by putting this line into
> /boot/device.hints:
> hint.agp.0.disabled="1"

No, no luck!

This is the error from startx:

NVIDIA: could not open the device file /dev/nvidiactl (No such file or
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module! Please
(EE) NVIDIA(0): that there is a supported NVIDIA GPU in this system, and
(EE) NVIDIA(0): that the NVIDIA device files have been created properly.
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Please consult the NVIDIA README for details.
(EE) NVIDIA(0):  *** Aborting ***
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

And yes there is a Nvidia GPU in my system (at least when I'm
running 6.2):-)


How many Microsoft employees does it take to screw in a light bulb?
None, they declare darkness a new standard.
Anders Trobäck

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