New nvidia driver will not install on 6-Stable system
oberman at es.net
Wed Oct 31 13:56:22 PDT 2007
> Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 18:53:31 +0000
> From: Florent Thoumie <flz at xbsd.org>
> Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > When I try to update to the latest x11/nvidia-driver, it won't install
> > due to an error when making the safety copy of libwfb.so.
> > ===> Checking if x11/nvidia-driver already installed
> > mv: rename /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so to /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/XXX-libwfb.so.%%.xorg-server-1.4_1,1: No such file or directory
> > *** Error code 1
> > Any fix for this?
> > If this driver brings the ABI up to 2.0 I will just force it. I always
> > forget to enter the -- -ignoreABI the first time I log in in the morning
> It does bring the API up to 2.0. The error isn't too important, so
> forcing it will be ok as long as you keep using the nvidia-driver as it
> provides its own libnvidia-wfb.so. For some reason, libwfb.so isn't
> installed on your system. It's provided by xorg-server.
> You're not the first person to report it, but I can't reproduce it here.
> Florent Thoumie
> flz at FreeBSD.org
> FreeBSD Committer
I think danfe has the answer to what is happening. It is having an old
version of the nvidia-driver installed which has already overwritten
I suspect that re-installing xorg-server and then upgrading
nvidia-driver would work.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at es.net Phone: +1 510 486-8634
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