Bug#604958: installation of nvidia-glx should force libdrm-nouveau1 to be uninstalled

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Sun Nov 28 19:16:09 UTC 2010

On 2010-11-25 19:24, spamfang wrote:
> Package: nvidia-glx
> Severity: normal
> Tags: squeeze
> I tried for some hours to get the nvidia-glx binary from the non-free repo to
> work without success. But then i stumbled upon the installed libdrm-nouveau1,
> removed it, because it conflicts with the nvidia-glx, and everything works fine
> now.
> Please let apt force the libdrm-nouveau1 to be uninstalled, when installing
> nvidia-glx.

I can't reproduce your problem with libdrm-nouveau1 here.

Which version of the nvidia driver were you using? Please retry with

Why does your system load /usr/lib/libdrm_nouveau.so.1 anyway?
Are you sure that the nvidia driver is being used?
How does your "does not work" look like?
Please attach your xorg.conf and Xorg.0.log (from a failure).


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