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

Jakub Lucký jakub at jakublucky.cz
Tue Jul 21 19:01:34 UTC 2009

2009/7/16 Lennart Sorensen <lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca>

> 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?

Tested right now and seems to be fixed with

nvidia-glx Version: 185.18.14-2
nvidia-kernel-source: Version: 185.18.14-2
gdm: Version: 2.20.9-1.1
 linux-image-2.6.30-1-686: Version: 2.6.30-3

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

I definetely didn't forget... I am quiet sure because I've been testing that
for a long while...

Jakub Lucký
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