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Date:      Thu, 24 May 2007 18:51:07 +0200
From:      "Ernest Sales" <ersaloz@gmail.com>
To:        <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Cc:        'Derek Ragona' <derek@computinginnovations.com>
Subject:   RE: freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 179, Issue 12
Message-ID:  <000001c79e23$bb2708d0$2101a8c0@asinusaureus>
In-Reply-To: <20070524160553.4FD0F16A47A@hub.freebsd.org>

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On Thu, 24 May 2007 10:10:57 -0500, Derek Ragona wrote:

> At 07:26 AM 5/24/2007, Ernest Sales wrote:
> >To celebrate te Xorg upgrade I got rid of all ports
> installed in my system,
> >then did a fresh install. No problems building; well, I
> installed first
> >gnome-lite expecting it would pull the complete xorg
> meta-port and finally
> >had to install this to get all the stuff, but suppose this
> is harmless.
> >
> >Now, the sad history: I can run X apps with the nv driver, but the
> >nvidia-driver fails. Typescript [...comments...]:
> >
> >[...using the nv driver...]
> >
> ># X -config xorg.conf.new
> >X Window System Version 7.2.0
> >Release Date: 22 January 2007
> >X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 7.2
> >Build Operating System: FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE i386
> >Current Operating System: FreeBSD asinusaureus 6.2-STABLE
> FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE
> >#0: Thu May 24 11:20:28 CEST 2007
> >root@asinusaureus:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/ZORN i386
> >Build Date: 21 May 2007
> >         Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
> >         to make sure that you have the latest version.
> >Module Loader present
> >Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
> >         (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
> >         (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented,
> (??) unknown.
> >(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu May 24 11:56:19 2007
> >(++) Using config file: "/root/xorg.conf.new"
> >(EE) Failed to initialize GLX extension (Compatible NVIDIA X
> driver not
> >found)
> >
> >[...works fine; same if I launch the desktop...]
> >
> >[...now as configured with nvidia-xconfig...]
> >
> ># X -config /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> >X Window System Version 7.2.0
> >Release Date: 22 January 2007
> >X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 7.2
> >Build Operating System: FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE i386
> >Current Operating System: FreeBSD asinusaureus 6.2-STABLE
> FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE
> >#0: Thu May 24 11:20:28 CEST 2007
> >root@asinusaureus:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/ZORN i386
> >Build Date: 21 May 2007
> >         Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
> >         to make sure that you have the latest version.
> >Module Loader present
> >Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
> >         (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
> >         (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented,
> (??) unknown.
> >(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu May 24 11:57:34 2007
> >(++) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
> >
> >[...shows the nvidia splash screen and then aborts...]
> >
> >Fatal server error:
> >Caught signal 11.  Server aborting
> >
> >Abort (core dumped)
> ># tail /var/log/messages
> >[...]
> >May 24 11:57:37 asinusaureus kernel: pid 1840 (Xorg), uid 0:
> exited on
> >signal 6 (core dumped)
> >
> >No relevant info in xorg logs.
> >
> >After much looking, I am still clueless. Any hint?
>
> Make sure you are using the correct driver for your specific graphics
> chip.  Older chips need a legacy driver you have to install yourself.

>From /var/log/dmesg.today:
[...]
nvidia0: <Quadro FX Go700> mem 0xfc000000-0xfcffffff,0xd0000000-0xdfffffff
irq 11 at device 0.0 on pci1
[...]

>From NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86-1.0-9746/doc/README
[...]
Appendix A. Supported NVIDIA Graphics Chips
[...]
    Quadro FX Go700                       0x031C
[...]

So I am afraid this is not the guilty.

Thanks anyway.

Ernest

> There is information on the nvidia website.
>
>          -Derek
>





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