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Old 05-22-06, 07:00 PM   #2
Harvey Pooka
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Default Re: nvidia module doesn't create /dev/nvidiactl

Originally Posted by destari
I'm running 6.1-PRERELEASE, and have used the latest nvidia-driver port (also the newest nvidia released driver), and I can't seem to get it to create the /dev/nvidiactl (which xorg complains is missing) when the driver loads. This is on a Dell Latitude 820 with the Quadro 110 video card.

Can anyone help?

I just ran into the same problem. For me, it was because I had loaded acpi_video in /boot/loader.conf. If this module is loaded, it grabs the card before the nvidia driver can.
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