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Re: pkg/46144: current NV video driver fails: no devices detected
The following reply was made to PR pkg/46144; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Martin S. Weber" <Ephaeton%gmx.net@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/46144: current NV video driver fails: no devices detected
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2012 16:04:34 -0500
On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 04:02:28PM -0500, Martin S. Weber wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 07:45:02PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > The following reply was made to PR pkg/46144; it has been noted by GNATS.
> > From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
> > To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> > Cc:
> > Subject: Re: pkg/46144: current NV video driver fails: no devices detected
> > Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2012 19:40:11 +0000
> > On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 07:30:00PM +0000, Ephaeton%gmx.net@localhost
> > wrote:
> > > It's just getting annoying to be stuck in late 2008/early 2009
> > > package wise because you cannot really upgrade anything without it
> > > trying to upgrate the nvidia driver! :)
> > The workaround for this is to revert the pkgsrc dir for the driver
> > package (and if necessary for the X server and other X server drivers)
> > so you can recompile the old versions.
> Yeah, as I thought. Downgrading to 2.1.14 or 2.1.12 doesn't help...
> Looking at the dependencies of modular-xorg-server, I think to remember
> it was actually libpciaccess. Trying ...
Okay, that was it. Downgrading to 2.1.12 of xf86-video-nv and libpciaccess
actually makes X work again. So the culprit is not xf86-video-nv, it is
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