[PC-BSD Testing] Blue men Fix

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Tue Nov 20 14:10:40 PST 2012


On 11/17/2012 9:22 AM, Juergen Lock wrote:
> [And again I forgot to use the subscribed address...]
>
> Ok I got it working...
>
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 11:28:04PM +0100, Juergen Lock wrote:
>    
>> Hi!
>>
>>   I got a reply by Nvidia's Andy Ritger, he is not subscribed so cannot
>> post himself but I quote his reply here:
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 10:59:51AM -0800, Andy Ritger wrote:
>>      
>>> Hi Juergen,
>>>
>>> I assume the issue reported here is the Flash U/V plane swap bug worked
>>> around by this commit:
>>>
>>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~aplattner/libvdpau/commit/?id=ca9e637c61e80145f0625a590c91429db67d0a40
>>>
>>> The latest Linux libvdpau library built/shipped by NVIDIA should contain
>>> that fix, and you should also be able to build libvdpau yourself from
>>> the source here:
>>>
>>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~aplattner/libvdpau/
>>>
>>> I don't know how the PC-BSD nvidia-driver ports gets its libvdpau,
>>> hopefully the above gives enough information to help sort this out.
>>>
>>> Let me know if there is anything I can do to help.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> - Andy Ritger
>>>
>>>        
>> [end quote]
>>
>>   I think PCBSD gets its Linux libvdpau from the FreeBSD nvidia driver
>> like FreeBSD itself, like in the version I tested that's currently in
>> FreeBSD ports,
>>
>> 	http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/FreeBSD-x86_64/304.60/NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-304.60.tar.gz
>>
>> it's
>>
>> 	NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-304.60/obj/linux/libvdpau.so.304.60
>>
>>   If this is fixed in the latest version all is fine, then just the
>> FreeBSD port,
>>
>> 	http://www.freshports.org/x11/nvidia-driver
>>
>> and possibly PCBSD needs to be updated, I've Cc'd the port maintainer.
>>
>>      
>   I meanwhile tested the linux libvdpau from NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-310.19.tar.gz
> with the rest of the 304.60 port and can confirm the issue is fixed
> (or should I say worked around) there, the running-in-flash detection
> of the workaround need linprocfs mounted tho.
>
>   So all that's missing now is an update to the nvidia-driver port
> and PCBSD...
>
>   Thanx! :)
> 	Juergen
> _______________________________________________
>    

I e-mailed the maintaner last week and he's since bumped nvidia to 
304.64. I just mailed him again so we'll see if he can bump ports to 
310.19 for this important fix.

Arthur


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