[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#427828: xorg server can't find nvidia GLX when started from xdm

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Sat May 15 17:11:20 UTC 2010

On Wednesday, 6. June 2007 20:03:33 Don Porter wrote:
> Package: nvidia-glx
> Version: 1.0.9755-1
> After an upgrade a few weeks ago, many of my applications that use gtk
> started dying with libcairo assertion failures.  After some digging, I
> found that the root cause of the problem was that, when I logged in
> via xdm, the subsequent X session couldn't find the nvidia GLX
> drivers.  If I kill xdm and run startx from the console, everything
> works great.

> I am running debian unstable with a kernel,
> xserver-xorg-core version 2:, and xdm version 1:1.1.4-3.
> Because this bug involves the interaction of a number of components,
> please advise if this bug should be redirected to a different package.
> Also, please let me know if I can provide any additional information
> that would help.

Does this problem still exist with the current versions of X.org, Linux kernel 
and the NVIDIA driver (195.36.24-1 entered testing yesterday)?


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