OpenGL things crash X in FB7-Stable, nVidia Card

Daniel Bye danielby at
Fri Sep 26 18:44:35 UTC 2008

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 04:58:10PM +0100, Kemian Dang wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a FreeBSD 7 Stable box with a nVidia 6150 Go Graphic Card.
> Everything was OK sometime before, but after a series updated on ports, 
> ( I am not sure about the time, I have not use OpenGL stuff for long 
> time) running a program with OpenGL will cause the X crashed.

[ -- snip -- ]

> The last crash is when I choose a OpenGL screensaver.
> The ports is updated nearly daily, and I think this may happen after 
> sometime after I updated the latest nVidia-driver.
> Any ideas about this problem?

Try reinstalling the nVidia driver port. It installs its own GL libs,
which may have been replaced by another port, depending on the order in
which your ports were updated. Reinstalling should ensure you have the
correct libs in the correct place...


Daniel Bye
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