1. Alain De Vos

    Other Wayland , labwc,sway : found 0 GPU's cannot create backend

    I can start xorg/x11 without any problem. But wayland fails to start with the error message in title. The graphics card is: vgapci0@pci0:1:0:0: class=0x030000 rev=0xa1 hdr=0x00 vendor=0x10de device=0x1f03 subvendor=0x1462 subdevice=0xc757 vendor = 'NVIDIA Corporation' device...
  2. A

    Call For Testing: nvidia-drm kernel module

    Hello everyone, I'm happy to announce that the port of Nvidia's DRM driver is now ready for public consumption. Please visit the github repo to grab the latest copy of the driver. Simply follow the installation instructions and load the nvidia-drm.ko kernel module to give it a go. Please post...
  3. Voltaire

    Solved Can't get to text console using Alt+Ctrl+F1-F8

    I can use the graphical session on ALT+CTRL+F9 When I try to switch back to any other virtual terminal (using ALT+CTRL]+F<1-8>), I get colored squares. It seems to be exactly this bug: https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=213912 Is this something that cannot be circumvented? I...
  4. B

    Solved Resolution is way too low and nvidia-settings won't start

    I just reinstalled FreeBSD, installed the graphics drivers (pkg install nvidia-driver), xorg, kde5 and sddm. upon initiating startx I was greeted with an error that said "cannot run in framebuffer mode". I don't know what this error means, but I was instructed to add the following text to...
  5. B

    Is installing nvidia drivers with `pkg install nvidia-driver` officially best practice?

    Popular FreeBSD content creator RoboNubbie posted a video walkthrough for installing and configuring FreeBSD in which he details the way in which you should install nvidia drivers ( View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjPha2bWvxs ) He advises to use `pkg search nvidia`, and then pick out the...
  6. Happy Day

    How to install FreeBSD 13.1 Mate with Nvidia 515.57 ?

    Hello BSD Community. I am currently trying to install FreeBSD Mate on a Linux with Virtualbox. I am currently testing if my wishes can be fulfilled in FreeBSD. My ultimate goal should be a complete switch from Linux to FreeBSD Mate or KDE. My priority number one is first the available software...
  7. K

    Other Blank screen when starting window manager

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to breath some life into an old Macbook: $ inxi CPU: dual core Intel Core2 Duo P7350 (-MCP-) speed: 1990 MHz OS: FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE amd64 Up: 3h 6m Mem: 278.1/1739.0 MiB (16.0) Storage: 232.89 GiB (3.5% used) Procs: 51 Shell: sh inxi: 3.3.11 $ inxi -G Graphics...
  8. M

    GeForce GT1030 sleeps after a while and doesn't awake with KVM-switch

    Hi, I have this nvidia card and the card is running so far. The HDMI output of this card goes to a KVM HDMI Switch from Delock. So far so good. Is working at boot but sleeps after a while and can't awake again the HDMI Output. The Keyboard is working. How I can force the graphic card to give...
  9. D

    Solved 13.1 xorg does not start

    The system is: AMD Ryzen 1600 Nvidia GT 630 GPU 8 GB RAM During fresh install of 13.1-RELEASE, I added my user to the wheel and video groups. Followed the handbook eventually wanting to install xfce on a freshly-installed 13.1 system. After install, I ran freebsd-update fetch install to make...
  10. C

    ACPI support needed for building port of nvidia driver?

    I have a PNY Verto GeForce GT 430 card 2048MB ddr3 and i'm building the x11/nvidia-driver-340 port. I see ACPI probes in 'dmesg' so my system is ACPI, but I don't know enough about hardware to know how it integrates back and forth with the video card and other devices / parts of the motherboard...
  11. C

    display going to sleep after starting wm

    I left my system on overnight and gnome put my monitor to sleep (which I thought I had turned off in settings). Now whenever I log in and startx, the screen is loading and black like normal, but then my monitor light starts blinking, and I can't get anything on the display. Doesn't seem to...
  12. B

    blank screen with Nvidia Optimus on laptop

    Hello, I'm using FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE-p8. I used the i915kms driver for a long time, but now I want to give x11/nvidia-hybrid-graphics a try. My graphic card requires x11/nvidia-secondary-driver-390. Here's my config. pciconf -lv vgapci0@pci0:1:0:0: class=0x030000 rev=0xa1 hdr=0x00...
  13. H

    XF86-VIDEO-NV driver does not recognize ports on NVIDIA graphics card.

    I have an old graphics card (6200LE) which is not supported by Nvidia post xorg-server-1.18. I switched to an open-source driver, and all was well until I upgraded my monitor to an LG 32" QHD early this year. The open-source driver does not recognize my panel dimensions and switches to 1024 x...
  14. C

    Solved Can FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE work with an older nvidia card?

    Hello. I'm new to FreeBSD, and I've just installed 13.0-RELEASE. After I installed xorg, I did "# pkg install nvidia-driver" which directed me to the legacy 390.x drivers on the NVIDIA website, as it said that the new 470.x driver would ignore my GPU. (I have a NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 card) I...
  15. toastyfe

    qemu FreeBSD Guest - Nvidia GPU Passthrough - Error starting Xorg

    Hey everyone! So I'm an Arch Linux user and I've recently learned about KVM/QEMU and PCI Passthrough.As I was learning about FreeBSD, I decided to give it a try as a VM. I currently have a Microsoft Surface Book (1st Gen with Performance Base) which has an Intel iGPU and a Nvidia GeForce GTX...
  16. Y

    Laptop with AMD 'Cezanne' graphics + Nvidia RTX 3060

    So I have this Acer Nitro 5 running FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE (fresh install), and I'm wondering if it's possible to get nvidia-driver to work on it. The BIOS has no option to disable the onboard graphics. If I startx with nvidia.ko loaded and 'device "nvidida"' in the config, I get "no screens...
  17. freezr

    Solved PKG update overwrote a Port

    Hi Folks, I performed a pkg update/upgrade and pkg downloaded and reinstalled the nvidia-driver binary against the version I installed from ports with this option: ACPI_PM : on How can I prevent that pkg overwrites software installed from the ports collection? Thanks, tgl
  18. grahamperrin@

    Solved New 2022Q1 branch

    Expected (routine), not particularly newsworthy here in the forums: [FreeBSD-Ports-Announce] New 2022Q1 branch Worth noting, two early replies to a parallel announcement: <https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-ports/2022-January/001221.html> from Jan Beich...
  19. T

    Can not suspend system - automatically wake up.

    Hello, I can't suspend my system, respectively it goes to suspended state but after very short time (around 1sec) it automatically wakes up and only black screen is shown and I must do full restart (ctrl+alt+delete) because system is unusable in this state. I'm using KDE5 plasma desktop with...
  20. grahamperrin@

    Appropriate use of loader.conf(5) for kernel modules

    There's a FreeBSD recommendation to use /boot/loader.conf for nvidia (with the latest driver for NVIDIA). Is this use of loader.conf appropriate (with FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE), or somewhat archaic? loader.conf(5)