Subject: Re: loading nvidia driver causes kernel panic

On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 02:55:33PM -0500, Joe Clarke wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Mar 2002, Christoph Kukulies wrote:
> > I'm running 5.0-current a week old or so. This is my first attempt
> > to run the nvidia driver on my Dell Inspiron 8000.
> >
> > I added device agp and rebooted the kernel. Then I kldloaded
> > nvidia as described in the README.txt.
> >
> > Kernel panic occured with some message like spin lock not being
> > in correct list order or something.
> That's more than I got. I loaded X, and the laptop immediately rebooted
> with no messages in the X log, no dump, and no stack trace. This was
> about two and a half weeks ago. I'm running -stable on the laptop now,
> and X comes up, but immediately crashes the laoptop with screen corruption
> when it exits.
> Matthew Dodd (mdodd@) wrote the FreeBSD nvidia driver, and a while ago
> asked for feedback on the GeForce2 Go. I sent him what I could. You
> might send him your dump analysis.

I sent him my kernel debugger message separately (since I read
he is not on this list).

Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies kuku@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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