[PC-BSD Testing] Nvidia Driver

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Aug 14 08:14:59 PDT 2013


On 08/13/2013 21:17, Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
> Hello fellow testers,
>
> In the intrest of making PC-BSD 9.2 the best it can be
> there are currently Hangs with the nvidia driver on CURRENT
>
> PC-BSD is now a rolling release and things are getting MFC'd quickly
> there is a thread on current at freebsd.org titled
>
> Hang with nvidia-driver
>
> in it it mentions the PR
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/181144
>
> I can confirm that the fix is NOT that PR but infact this
> http://pastebin.com/RELMnQxY
>
>
> We should monitor this situation closely and if FreeBSD doesn't patch
> the Nvidia port, we should consider shipping with that patch.
>
>

I'll keep an eye on this. I know we will need to start rolling a
10-CURRENT branch here soon, and it would be nice to have this fix in
place beforehand.


-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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