[PC-BSD Testing] New NVidia drivers released: 295.20

Julian Elischer julian at freebsd.org
Mon Feb 13 23:06:28 PST 2012


On 2/13/12 10:52 PM, Tigersharke . wrote:
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> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:09 PM, N V <VaNs9 at yandex.ru
> <mailto:VaNs9 at yandex.ru>> wrote:
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>     BTW, I want to ask to try building it with FREEBSD_ACPI. Is there
>     any way to build it and make it available for testing, without it
>     being added to the updates for all users?
>
>     These (FREEBSD_ACPI) may add/fix 'sleep' on notebooks/laptops.
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>     Regards,
>     Vans.
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>     14.02.2012, 02:38, "Arthur" <A-Koziol at neiu.edu
>     <mailto:A-Koziol at neiu.edu>>:
>      > http://www.nvidia.com/object/freebsd-x86-295.20-driver.html
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> I wonder that since ACPI tends to be a black art (or voo doo etc,
> meaning that there seems to be a lot of inconsistency/variation and
> difficult to predict which system may need or what results arise)
> whether having two different versions of the driver available might be
> a useful thing- one built with ACPI and one without.

or do as we used to do and make it a module.
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