(8.2) amd64 + linuxulator + nvidia driver is it stable ?
lobo at bsd.com.br
Tue May 10 21:22:36 UTC 2011
On Tuesday 10 May 2011 15:21:07 Pierre-Luc Drouin wrote:
> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Ivan Klymenko <fidaj at ukr.net> wrote:
> > В Tue, 10 May 2011 17:31:53 +0200
> > Patrick Lamaiziere <patfbsd at davenulle.org> пишет:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I've got a new box running 8.2-stable with amd64 + linuxulator +
> > > nvidia driver. Quite often when watching video on youtube the box
> > > freeze (no panic).
> > >
> > > Are there some known problems with this kind of configuration on
> > > amd64? (Works fine on my old laptop using 8.2/i386)
> > >
> > > I don't know where is problem, but one time the machine crashed just
> > > after a pkill of npviewer.bin (they were in the futex state), so it
> > > could be the linuxulator?
> > I have encountered in the system exactly the same problem
> > uname -a
> > FreeBSD nonamehost 9.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 9.0-CURRENT #0 r221598:
> > Sat May 7 17:28:18 EEST 2011
> > ivan at nonamehost:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/mk9 amd64
> > pciconf -lv|grep Ge
> > device = 'Geforce 8400M GS (unknown)'
> > pkg_info|grep nvidi
> > nvidia-driver-270.41.06 NVidia graphics card binary drivers for
> > hardware OpenGL ren
> > dmesg|grep NVRM
> > NVRM: Xid (0000:01:00): 13, 000a 00000000 00008297 000019d0
> > 0000003c 00000100
> > they were observed for nearly all nvidia drivers for amd64...
> > I tried to change the different options:
> > setenv VDPAU_NVIDIA_NO_OVERLAY=1 -> ~/.cshrc
> > Option "Xinerama" "False" and Option "Xinerama" "0"
> > -> /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> > cat /etc/adobe/mms.cfg
> > OverrideGPUValidation=false
> > AutoUpdateDisable=true
> > EnableLinuxHWVideoDecode=0
> > FullScreenDisable=false
> > and it seems to me it helped for flashplayer...
> > but the situation as a whole wants the best, because these problems
> > continue with using VDPAU
> > so I'm leaning that cause these problems in drivers...
> > sorry for my english...
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> I have had the same problem as well in the past when I tried killing
> npviewer.bin . Also using an NVidia card on amd64...
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Are you guys using nspluginwrapper-devel?
Since I started using it I have no more freezes in firefox and no more
dangling npviewer.bin processes. YouTube plays fine for as many videos as I
By the way, I never experienced system freezes even when I was using a non-
devel wrapper. Only firefox froze with watching flash videos. All I had to do
was to kill it and kill the npviewer.bins.
FreeBSD Papi 8.2-STABLE Tue May 3 13:17:39 BRT 2011 amd64
NVIDIA Driver Version: 270.41.06
device = 'NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT (G92)'
FreeBSD since 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99% winblows FREE)
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