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Old 06-30-05, 09:19 PM   #1
Foamy
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Default 1.0-7667 FreeBSD i386 Installation issues

Hello,

I'm having issues installing this driver. I'm using the run file for this. After running this file, it told me to configure x windows config file. I read the readme file and did what the readme file told me to do in terms of changing two lines in my xorg.config file (remove the Driver "nv" line and replace with Driver "nvidia" also remove load "dri" or "GLCore" and replace with Load "glx"). And they go on to talk to some advanced settings. This is where I get confused. What kind of advanced settings am I changing? When i load kde, it only sees the GeForce FX Generic Drivers and not the new set. I've included the nvidia installation log file, hope this help.

nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
creation time: Fri Jun 24 09:29:28 2005

option status:
license pre-accepted : false
update : false
force update : false
expert : false
uninstall : false
driver info : false
no precompiled interface: false
no ncurses color : false
query latest driver ver : false
OpenGL header files : true
no questions : false
silent : false
no backup : false
kernel module only : false
sanity : false
add this kernel : false
no runlevel check : false
no network : false
no ABI note : false
no RPMs : false
force tls : (not specified)
force compat32 tls : (not specified)
X install prefix : /usr/X11R6
OpenGL install prefix : /usr
compat32 install prefix : (not specified)
installer install prefix: /usr
utility install prefix : /usr
kernel name : (not specified)
kernel include path : (not specified)
kernel source path : (not specified)
kernel output path : (not specified)
kernel install path : (not specified)
proc mount point : /proc
ui : (not specified)
tmpdir : /tmp
ftp mirror : ftp://download.nvidia.com
RPM file list : (not specified)

Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
-> License accepted.
-> There appears to already be a driver installed on your system (version: 1.0-
7667). As part of installing this driver (version: 1.0-7667), the existing driver will be uninstalled. Are you sure you want to continue? ('no' will a
bort installation) (Answer: Yes)
-> A precompiled kernel interface for kernel 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS
release 4 kernel 2.6.9-5.ELsmp i686' has been found here:
./usr/src/nv/precompiled/nv-linux.o-1.0-7667.rhel40smp_2.6.9-5.EL_i686.
executing: 'cd ./usr/src/nv; /usr/bin/ld -d -r -o nvidia.ko precompiled-nv-l
inux.o nv-kernel.o'...
-> Kernel module linked successfully.
-> Installing both new and classic TLS OpenGL libraries.
-> Parsing log file:
-> done.
-> Validating previous installation:
-> done.
-> Uninstalling NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for Linux-x86 (1.0-7667):
-> done.
-> Uninstallation of existing driver: NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for
Linux-x86 (1.0-7667) is complete.
-> Installing 'NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for Linux-x86' (1.0-7667):
executing: '/sbin/ldconfig'...
executing: '/sbin/depmod -aq'...
-> done.
-> Driver file installation is complete.
-> Running post-install sanity check:
-> done.
-> Post-install sanity check passed.
-> Shared memory test passed.
-> Running runtime sanity check:
-> done.
-> Runtime sanity check passed.
-> Installation of the NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for Linux-x86
(version: 1.0-7667) is now complete. Please update your XF86Config or
xorg.conf file as appropriate; see the file
/usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/README.txt for details.
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Old 07-26-05, 10:00 PM   #2
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Default Re: 1.0-7667 FreeBSD i386 Installation issues

I had that problem too until I figured out that you get to the advanced commands by using sysctl command.
systcl -a hw.nvidia.registry : which gives you a list options in the module and then
systcl hw.nvidia.NvAGP=1 for instance to change from 0 (not sure if I remember module line correctly since I am in windows trying to figure out why I keep getting "chipset not supported by driver" message when I try to start X.
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