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Date:      Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:59:03 -0600
From:      Dave Babb <dcbdbis@comcast.net>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Misbehaving /boot/loader.conf
Message-ID:  <543AF9A7.9060103@comcast.net>
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Good Afternoon All,


When I list :

"nvidia_load="YES"" in my /boot/loader.conf....the loader dies after
doing a register dump on the screen.

I have validated that the kernel module is indeed in
"/boot/modules"....I can kldload it and have it operate just fine if I
boot without the loader line enabled.

If I copy the modult into the /boot/kernel/ dir....then the
"nvidia_load="YES" line operates properly.

I have validated that "/boot/defaults/loader.conf" does indeed have a
line that is unremmed that points correctly to both the kernel and
module paths as search paths for modules.

Following another responders reply...I have performed a "sysctl
kern.module_path" and it returns what I expected "kern.module_path:
/boot/kernel;/boot/modules"

I also performed a "kldconfig -r" and received the response of
"/boot/kernel;/boot/modules"


It is clear that I am configured properly......But it is also clear that
something else is wrong. This behavior now spans three new system
installs.....


Assistance in resolving would be sincerely appreciated.


Sincerely and respectfully,


Dave





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