[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#533163: Bug#533163: nvidia-glx: fails to start Xserver after upgrade to 185.18.14-1 with unknown reason

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Jul 16 16:25:11 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 11:54:46AM +0200, Jakub Lucký wrote:
> Package: nvidia-glx
> Version: 185.18.14-1
> Severity: important
> After yesterday's upgrade of nvidia-glx 185.18.14-1 (and of course building new nvidia-kernel-source module) , my Xserver fails to start. I am using Thinkpad T61 with Nvidia Quadro 140
> It looks like it's normally starting, for about five times Nvidia logo flashes over screen, but always disappears and after about a minute Xserver dialog about start failure appears
> Adding Xorg log and my xorg.conf, though I am still using it
> My Xserver works when started with command "startx" by root (user is not privileged and I don't know how to fix this)  _or_ with vesa driver instead of nvidia (but in horrible 800x600 resolution)

Is this still broken?

Did you remember to update the kernel modules for your kernel after
upgrading to the new nvidia version using module assistant?

Len Sorensen

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