[PC-BSD Dev] vmap()-like kernel interface

Sam Fourman Jr. sfourman at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 12:52:09 PST 2009


On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 2:46 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
> Mario Pavlov wrote:
>> Hi PC-BSD devs,
>> I know some work for the FreeBSD kernel has been started
>> that one: https://trac.pcbsd.org/browser/freebsd-projects/nvidia-work/vmap_like_interface
>> I'd like to kindly ask you if you plan to finish it
>> it's about those features nVidia requested in order to implement driver for the amd64 kernel
>> so some of them are completed, see http://wiki.freebsd.org/NvidiaFeatureRequests
>> if the other 2 that are left can be completed ... it will be absolutely fantastic ... we could finally see that driver we all long for ... after over 5 years
>>
>> thank you
>>
>> Regards
>> mgp
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>
> Mario,
>
> This work was done by a summer intern for us last summer. He had the
> updates working fine on my test systems here, at this point we just need
> some FreeBSD committer to review the fixes and get them committed to
> HEAD for us. If you or somebody else can help in that respect that would
> be great.
>
> I'm as eager as you all for an amd64 NVIDIA driver :)
>

Maybe a short email posted to the freebsd current mailing list would
help the process
I would do it but I don't feel confident I know enough about the
kernel stuff to field questions.

Sam Fourman Jr.
Fourman Networks


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