[PC-BSD Testing] Better nVidia Driver for PCBSD 7 AMD64?

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Tue Nov 4 06:56:48 PST 2008

>I would welcome suggestions about my shutdown/restart dilemma: whenever
>I go to the menu and choose "Leave" and whether I choose to shutdown or
>restart I seem to get the same behaviour: the current session ends, but
>Xserver seems to hang and I am left with a white pointer on a black
>background. on rare occasions after a pause, the shutdown sequence will
>continue, but most of the times I have to use Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to
>terminate the X-windows session and choose shutdown or restart from the
>new login screen.
>This happens both on my 32 bit install (Acer Aspire One Netbook) or my
>64bit AMD Desktop.
>Also, is there a way to toggle the "Quick Tips" on and off during
>install? On my Netbook, the tips overlay some of the other buttons
>(because of the limited 600 pixel height of the screen and it's a
>frustrating guessing game at times trying to go forward from one screen
>to the next when installing. More than one I have found myself moving
>backwards rather than forward through screens and trying to figure out
>how many times I need to hit the "Tab" key before I get to the right
>hidden button.

Is you BIOS up to date on these machines?


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