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

Bill Leeper protagonist at charter.net
Wed Nov 5 14:17:45 PST 2008


I am glad to see I was not the only one.   :-)


On Nov 5, 2008, at 11:57 AM, Arthur Koziol wrote:

>
>> So, when you applied the patch, rebooted, and then tried to reboot
>> again, it still hung at the blank screen? That's a bummer, on my four
>> systems here, it did fix it, one of them was an amd64 with intel, and
>> the others are using various nvidia cards. I am going to keep my eyes
>> open though, and if I find another solution / patch which makes this
>> problem go away 100% of the time, I will issue an update post- 
>> haste :)
>
> It's no biggie Kris. I don't know if this is of any use to you but
> when it seems
> to get stuck on the black screen after using Start > Leave > Shutdown,
> punching the power button does cause it to gracefully shut down.
>
> Oh duh, I didn't see this new KDE logout patch you put out today. :-D
> After applying the patch, rebooting and trying again, it works. OPA!
>
> Arthur
>
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