Very bad performance with nvidia-driver

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Sat Apr 30 18:11:31 UTC 2011


On 30 April 2011 20:03, George Liaskos <geo.liaskos at gmail.com> wrote:

>> I have just tried the latest freebsd/amd64 driver from nvidia's web
>> site, it is the same version you suggest
>> (NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-270.41.06.tar), and I get hard lockups on x.org
>> startup while still in text mode, so I had to revert to the ports
>> version.
>>
>
> This is surprising, did you create a new xorg.conf?

Yes.

> http://www.nvidia.com/object/freebsd-x64-270.41.06-driver.html
>
> I usually edit the Makefile, do a make makesum and update as usual. No
> problems with 270.41.06

I have deinstalled the port and used the driver directly (make / make install).

I've also found and tried the previous version (260.19.44) and it
works but it performs the same (slow) as the ports version.

> http://imgur.com/57jf0

I can run nvidia-settings and see the correct driver versions.


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