[PC-BSD Testing] 1.4 Beta freezes on Xorg configuration in install

Daniel Sammut danielsammut74 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 10:14:35 PDT 2007


No, I haven't yet. The box with PCBSD on doesn't have a floppy drive so I am
going to have to take it out of my other machine. I am doing that now.

On 7/21/07, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> Now that I think about it, I'm thinking that the acpi issue and the
> nvidia drivers failing are related. The nvidia drivers may need acpi
> loaded in order to initialize, grab IRQ's or something.
>
> You did try updating the BIOS right, and that didn't fix anything?
>
> Daniel Sammut wrote:
> > No, I tried all three Nvidia options and they didn't work.
> >
> > It's very strange about the acpi issue. I used to have this problem when
> I
> > ran FreeBSD before, but I don't understand why 1.3 suddenly doesn't work
> > when it did previously.
> >
> >
> > On 7/21/07, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Daniel Sammut wrote:
> >> > I understand but it worked perfectly before, every time. It stopped
> >> working
> >> > when I changed to 1.4 beta and now it is not working back in 1.3.
> It's
> >> very
> >> > strange - unless there's a fault in the motherboard. I am trying to
> >> update
> >> > the bios, see if that fixes it.
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >> Good thinking, I was going to suggest a BIOS update to see if that
> fixes
> >> it. Whats strange is that it was working before, and now its not. 1.4
> >> doesn't actually make changes to your Hardware, so if you remove it and
> >> go back to 1.3, it should be the way it was.
> >>
> >> Also, I'm curious why the official 'nvidia' driver failed. Which one
> did
> >> you try? Both the 9746 and 100.14.11 one should work with your model
> >> card, I've run them both on 5200FX, 5500, 6200 and a few others without
> >> issues. If you try both and they fail, we may need to let the guys over
> >> at NVIDIA know about it here:
> >>
> >> http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=47
> >>
> >> They are pretty good about getting fixes done, and then I'll
> incorporate
> >> it into 1.4-release.
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> Kris Moore
> >> PC-BSD Software
> >> http://www.pcbsd.com
> >>
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