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Old 11-11-05, 06:43 AM   #3
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Default Re: nvidia driver fails on FreeBSD after port revision

Originally Posted by zander
Looking at recent activity, the only change made in the last few days was the removal of `nvidia-settings` from the nvidia-driver port, in favor of a natively built version (in the sense that it's built for whichever happens to be the most current FreeBSD version installed). Are there any interesting messages in the `dmesg` output?
No, nothing except the nvidia kernel module being loaded.

Originally Posted by zander
Does the problem persist if you install using the official NVIDIA FreeBSD graphics driver package?
It won't build - complains about me running FreeBSD 6!
% sudo make install
===> src
@ -> /usr/src/sys
machine -> /usr/src/sys/i386/include
awk -f @/tools/makeobjops.awk @/kern/device_if.m -h
awk -f @/tools/makeobjops.awk @/kern/bus_if.m -h
awk -f @/tools/makeobjops.awk @/dev/pci/pci_if.m -h
awk -f @/tools/vnode_if.awk @/kern/vnode_if.src -p
awk -f @/tools/vnode_if.awk @/kern/vnode_if.src -q
awk -f @/tools/vnode_if.awk @/kern/vnode_if.src -h
cc -O -pipe -march=athlon-xp -I/src -DNV_MAJOR_VERSION=1 -DNV_MINOR_VERSION=0 -DNV_PATCHLEVEL=7676 -D__KERNEL__ -UDEBUG -U_DEBUG -DNDEBUG -O -fno-common -fno-unit-at-a-time -minline-all-stringops -Werror -D_KERNEL -DKLD_MODULE -nostdinc -I- -I/src -I. -I@ -I@/contrib/altq -I@/../include -I/usr/include -finline-limit=8000 -fno-common -mno-align-long-strings -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -mno-mmx -mno-3dnow -mno-sse -mno-sse2 -ffreestanding -Wall -Wredundant-decls -Wnested-externs -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-arith -Winline -Wcast-qual -fformat-extensions -std=c99 -c nvidia_ctl.c
In file included from nvidia_ctl.c:14:
./nv-freebsd.h:25:2: #error This driver does not support FreeBSD 6.x/-CURRENT!
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/home/imoore/NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86-1.0-7676/NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86-1.0-7676/src.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/home/imoore/NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86-1.0-7676/NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86-1.0-7676

No - I'm not running 6.x!
%uname -a:
FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE-p8 FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE-p8 #0: Sat Oct 22 12:38:08 CST 2005 i386

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