6.3-PRERELEASE desktop system periodically freezes momentarily

Wayne Sierke ws at au.dyndns.ws
Sun Jan 13 08:23:12 PST 2008

On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 12:39 +0100, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> MUTEX_PROFILING changes the kernel ABI so modules that are not compiled 
> with that option will not work.  If you use make buildkernel to build 
> your kernel + modules together then it uses the kernel config file for 
> both so they are compatible, otherwise your modules only are built with 
> default options.  So, if you have any other modules apart from nvidia 
> then use make buildkernel for those, and add -DMUTEX_PROFILING to the 
> CFLAGS of the nvidia build and try that.  It may still not be enough 
> since nvidia is a wrapper around a binary module, so you may also need 
> to revert to nv.
> Kris


to /usr/ports/x11/nvidia-driver-96xx/Makefile and re-built, was able to
load the resulting nvidia.ko and launch gnome.

I've taken a number of different log samples which I'll send separately.


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