[PC-BSD Testing] NVIDIA when RAM is > 2 GB

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Dec 1 10:25:53 PST 2010


On Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 11:23:31AM -0600, Arthur Koziol wrote:
> On 12/01/2010 9:21 AM, Dru Lavigne wrote:
> > This came up on IRC today. Apparently there is a bug in the NVIDIA 
> > driver that occurs if the system has more than 2 GB of RAM. The fix is 
> > to add the following line to /boot/loader.conf:
> >
> > machdep.disable_mtrrs=1
> >
> > Kris, is this something that can be added to the 8.2 snapshot so it 
> > can be tested?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Dru
> >
> >
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> 
> Is this present in the 260.19.21 version? If so, 263.09 should be out 
> pretty soon and will hopefully fix this.
> 
> Arthur


This is something I put into the base system for 8.2 / 9. However if the nvidia
driver itself fixes the issue then thats a better solution :)

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software


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