[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#545442: Impossible install nvidia-glx package, missing dependencies

Attila Hammer hammera at pickup.hu
Mon Sep 7 10:21:03 UTC 2009

Package: nvidia-glx
Version: 173.14.09-5
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainers or Developers!

When I try install nvidia-glx package with apt-get install nvidia-glx command, I get this error messages:

root at debian:~# apt-get install nvidia-glx
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  nvidia-glx: Depends: nvidia-kernel-173.14.09
E: Broken packages
root at debian:~# 

This package is inportant me, because my desktop machine  have got a Nvidia Geforce 8300 video card, and Lenn and Squeeze x.org does'nt detect automaticaly correct my video card. If I try using Xorg, always I see "Input Signal Out Of Range" message.
Now I writing this bugreport my notebook. :-):-)
Lspci says following information my video card:
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 8300 (rev a2)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing-proposed-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'testing-proposed-updates'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-1-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory
locale: Cannot set LC_MESSAGES to default locale: No such file or directory
locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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