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Old 07-08-04, 04:57 PM   #1
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Question FreeBSD 5.2.1 and GeForce FX Go5600 multiple monitors problems

Hi all folk, I have some problems with nvidia drivers and FreeBSD 5.2.1.

My machine is the sony vaio PCG-GRT915M. It ships with GeForce FX Go5600.

I've installed the last freebsd nvidia-driver port with WITH_NVIDIA_HACKS=yes option. If I use only the LCD monitor all works fine (for now). The problems come up when I want to use LCD+CRT or LCD+TV both in the TWINVIEW mode off and on. In these cases X starts correctly but when I exit from X then my machine freezes and I see strange colors on my LCD.

I've noted another matter also. If I start X with Option "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT", I can see X on CRT only (the LCD is inactive) but when I exit from X the video signal doesn't return on my LCD. Anyway the system is still up in this case and I can run command (blindly) on the virtual console and restart the machine. The same thing happens with TV device.

It is as good as the nvidia-driver doesn't reopen the LCD device.

Will anybody help me to do this problem?

Thanks a lot.

mark@vaio # sysctl -a hw.nvidia
hw.nvidia.agp.card.rates: 8x 4x
hw.nvidia.agp.card.fw: supported
hw.nvidia.agp.card.sba: supported
hw.nvidia.agp.card.registers: 0x1f000e1b:0x1f004102
hw.nvidia.agp.status.status: enabled
hw.nvidia.agp.status.driver: nvidia
hw.nvidia.agp.status.rate: 8x
hw.nvidia.agp.status.fw: disabled
hw.nvidia.agp.status.sba: disabled
hw.nvidia.version: NVIDIA FreeBSD x86 nvidia.ko Kernel Module 1.0-4365 Wed May 28 09:20:25 PDT 2003
hw.nvidia.registry.EnableVia4x: 0
hw.nvidia.registry.EnableALiAGP: 0
hw.nvidia.registry.EnableAGPSBA: 0
hw.nvidia.registry.EnableAGPFW: 0
hw.nvidia.registry.SoftEDIDs: 1
hw.nvidia.registry.Mobile: 4294967295
hw.nvidia.registry.ResmanDebugLevel: 4294967295
hw.nvidia.registry.FlatPanelMode: 0
hw.nvidia.cards.0.model: GeForce FX Go5600
hw.nvidia.cards.0.irq: 4
hw.nvidia.cards.0.vbios: 04.31.20.37.b3
hw.nvidia.cards.0.type: AGP
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