[PC-BSD Testing] 9-Current 20110425 Snapshot Install with nvidia driver
kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Apr 28 15:10:28 PDT 2011
On 04/27/2011 17:27, Ryan McCann wrote:
> Hi, I have installed the newest snapshot (20110425). I tried various
> zfs drive configurations on 2 machines. One amd64 and one x86. Both
> installs went well except for the
> nvidia driver will not automatically load at boot time. Unfortunately,
> I get not detailed errors in the log file except for the module not
> loading. I did read that Kris was working on this now.
> I encountered the same behavior in both machines. In case it helps at
> all, I found that as long as there is a working x-config, you can
> manually load the driver at boot
> from the console prompt and everything works as expected after that.
> It works the same for me on both machines. I haven't had any problems
> once the desktop has
> been loaded either (I'm using Gnome) and everything in it's current
> form seems to work as expected.
I've fixed this in SVN, the problem was as you found, that the nvidia
kernel module wasn't loading at bootup after selecting it in the
meta-pkgs. It should "just work" out of box for the next snapshot :)
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