[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#582076: nvidia-glx: TwinViewXineramaInfoOrder causes segfault in X server on startup
Jaime Ochoa Malagón
chptma at gmail.com
Tue May 18 13:15:33 UTC 2010
Sorry to bother you, I know you are working hard...
Just yesterday I need to fill a bug and read this page
This is a fragment:
"Don't file bugs upstream
If you file a bug in Debian, don't send a copy to the upstream
software maintainers yourself, as it is possible that the bug exists
only in Debian. If necessary, the maintainer of the package will
forward the bug upstream."
I know nvidia is a "special case" just to give you this information in
order you could ask the users to open and link the bug upstream as a
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 3:01 AM, Andreas Beckmann <debian at abeckmann.de> wrote:
> tags 582076 upstream
> Russell Stuart wrote:
>> Package: nvidia-glx
>> Version: 195.36.24-1
>> Severity: normal
>> This seems to be a bug introduced in 195. Prior versions worked. The issue is the
> What was the last working version?
>> Xserver gets a segfault on startup. The /var/log/Xorg.0.log:
> Did you mistype the bug title? It mentions a different option ...
> I have a similar setup with a handmade xorg.conf (showing Device section
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Configured Video Device"
> Driver "nvidia"
> Option "TwinView"
> Option "MetaModes" "CRT-0: 1600x1200, DFP-0:
> 1680x1050; , DFP-0: 1680x1050"
> Option "TwinViewOrientation" "CRT-0 LeftOf DFP-0"
> on a G84M [Quadro NVS 140M] GPU. Only other difference I see on a quick
> glance is kernel 2.6.32-3 vs. 2.6.32-5.
> You should probably check in the NVIDIA Linux forum for a similar report
> and make a new one if noone reported this problem so far, following the
> bug reporting instructions found there.
> There is nothing the Debian NVIDIA packaging team can do about bugs in
> the closed-source driver.
> If you find/post something over there please post a link here, too, so
> progress can be followed.
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