Hi Chuck,

On 2/28/08, Chuck Robey wrote:
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[snip RAID/loader interaction]
> Well, the other thing that's come up, I can't get my nvidia driver to work
> along with xorg. It used to show it's arrival both in kldstat, AND also
> because, in /dev, a file named nvidiactl would show up. This has stopped
> happening. I had been using the old version 100.14.19, and when I checked
> the nvidia website, it seems a couple of newer versions had appeared, so I
> downloaded and built version 169.12. Don't ask me why the crazy version
> numbering, I looked around for something like a changelog, but had no luck.
> Anyhow, updating to the newer version wasn't too hard, but didn't show any
> change. Consulting the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file, even though kldstat says
> that nvidia.ko is loaded, it never shows a /dev/nvidiactl, and the log file
> says clearly that it never finds the Nvidia kernel module. Using it with
> Vesa lets me limp, so I do that, but howcome?


The nvidia kernel module now needs to be loaded at boot-time;
it won't supercede the default vga support if loaded later.

cat nvidia_load="YES"" >> /boot/loader.conf


-Ben Kaduk


>
> OK, I'm not giving my ldconfig problem to you folks, its quite likely its a
> FreeBSD-current problem, so let those folks handle that one.
>
> Boy, I feel like the little boy who cried wolf!
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