nvidia driver

Marco Beishuizen mbeis at xs4all.nl
Sat Nov 18 15:58:34 UTC 2017

On Fri, 17 Nov 2017, the wise Andriy Gapon wrote:

> First, it seems that the driver requires that syscons (device sc) is 
> compiled into the kernel.  Even if vt is actually used sc still must be 
> present, because otherwise the module would fail to load:
>> link_elf_obj: symbol sc_get_softc undefined
> Also, from my experiments it seems that switching between X and text 
> consoles works only with syscons.  If vt is used then there is a garbage 
> on the screen after switching to a text console. Is this true?

Switching to console from X with Ctrl+Alt+Fx does work here with Nvidia 
driver and vt. But in /boot/loader.conf, hw.vga.textmode=1 needs to be 
set, otherwise the console text is garbled.


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