New nvidia driver will not install on 6-Stable system

Michal Varga varga.michal at
Wed Oct 31 14:03:04 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 11:48 -0700, 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
> ===>  Checking if x11/nvidia-driver already installed
> mv: rename /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/ to /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/,1: No such file or directory
> *** Error code 1
> Any fix for this?
Don't know about a proper fix, but a simple workaround I did:
As "/usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/" didn't even exist in my
latest Xorg installation (I'd suspect some overlook by nvidia-driver
port's maintainer), I don't need to care if it (and what) will get
backed up as XXX-xxxxxxx, so simple

# touch /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/
# portupgrade -v nvidia-driver

did the trick.


Michal Varga <varga.michal at>

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