nv problems on FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE for AMD64

Stephane Marchesin marchesin at icps.u-strasbg.fr
Thu Jan 11 14:35:30 PST 2007

Chris Radlinski wrote:
> I've made some progress on this.  I wrapped these while loop calls in 
> calls to xf86Msg.  Looking at the logs, I've determined that the first 
> while loop is the problem.  The driver starts it and never returns.  
> It will successfully complete the loops numerous times but eventually 
> it will get stuck in the first one and hang.
> Can anybody tell me what:
> while(READ_GET(pNv) != pNv->dmaPut);
> is supposed to be doing?
It's waiting for the fifo to be processed by the card. So your card is 


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