Continuing problem with NVIDIA Driver
utisoft at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 16:10:10 UTC 2010
On 6 June 2010 16:12, Jerry <freebsd.user at seibercom.net> wrote:
> FreeBSD-8.0 STABLE / amd64
> After updating (gettext) the NVIDIA driver no longer worked in Xorg, nor
> was it being loaded at boot-up even thought it was in
> the /boot/loader.conf file and had worked correctly priviously. I am
> also unable to load it manually.
> kldload nvidia
> KLD nvidia.ko: depends on kernel - not available or version mismatch
> linker_load_file: Unsupported file type
> kldload: can't load nvidia: Exec format error
> Id Refs Address Size Name
> 1 12 0xffffffff80100000 ddd800 kernel
> 2 1 0xffffffff81022000 399f linprocfs.ko
> 3 1 0xffffffff81026000 1c4e8 linux.ko
> "kldstat -v" doesn't reveal anything interesting either.
> I have removed and reinstalled the NVIDIA driver
> (nvidia-driver-195.36.15) twice without any success.
> This only started after updating 'gettext'. Everything else appears to
> be working correctly.
Have you *recompiled* nvidia-driver, or just reinstalled the package?
Is it linking against the *current* kernel in /boot/kernel?
Reboot, and portupgrade -f nvidia-driver
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