Bug#613813: nvidia-glx: nvidia-glx tries to install normal linux-image but linux-image-...-bigmem is already installed

Robert Krištofič robo.kristofic at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 12:53:14 UTC 2011

Package: libgl1-nvidia-glx
Version: 195.36.31-6
Severity: important
File: nvidia-glx

I have installed

i A linux-image-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem - Linux 2.6.32 for PCs with 4GB+ RAM

When i try install nvidia-glx, this package install new additional linux-image

root at sunstone:/home/robo# apt-get install nvidia-glx
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  linux-image-2.6.32-5-486 nvidia-kernel-2.6.32-5-486
Suggested packages:
  linux-doc-2.6.32 grub lilo nvidia-kernel-dkms nvidia-kernel-source
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  linux-image-2.6.32-5-486 nvidia-glx nvidia-kernel-2.6.32-5-486
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 33.6 MB of archives.
After this operation, 99.1 MB of additional disk space will be used.

-- Package-specific info:
uname -a:
Linux sunstone 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem #1 SMP Wed Jan 12 04:40:25 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux

Linux version 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem (Debian 2.6.32-30) (ben at decadent.org.uk) (gcc version 4.3.5 (Debian 4.3.5-4) ) #1 SMP Wed Jan 12 04:40:25 UTC 2011

lspci 'VGA compatible controller [0300]':
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G86 [GeForce 8400M GS] [10de:0427] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0228]
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
	Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 64 bytes
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 7
	Region 0: Memory at fd000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
	Region 1: Memory at f4000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=64M]
	Region 3: Memory at fa000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32M]
	Region 5: I/O ports at ef00 [size=128]
	Expansion ROM at fea00000 [disabled] [size=128K]
	Capabilities: <access denied>

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (700, 'stable'), (500, 'squeeze-updates')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages libgl1-nvidia-glx depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.11.2-10   Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libgl1-nvidia-alternatives   195.36.31-6 simplifies replacing MESA libGL wi
ii  libx11-6                     2:1.3.3-4   X11 client-side library
ii  libxext6                     2:1.1.2-1   X11 miscellaneous extension librar

Versions of packages libgl1-nvidia-glx recommends:
pn  nvidia-kernel-195.36.31       <none>     (no description available)

Versions of packages libgl1-nvidia-glx suggests:
pn  nvidia-kernel-dkms | nvidia-k <none>     (no description available)

Versions of packages nvidia-glx depends on:
ii  dpkg                  Debian package management system
ii  libc6                        2.11.2-10   Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libglx-nvidia-alternatives   195.36.31-6 simplifies replacing Xorg module l
pn  nvidia-kernel-195.36.31      <none>      (no description available)
ii  xserver-xorg-core [xorg-vide 2:1.7.7-11  Xorg X server - core server

Versions of packages libgl1-nvidia-glx is related to:
ii  binutils                      2.20.1-16  The GNU assembler, linker and bina
pn  binutils-gold                 <none>     (no description available)
pn  linux-headers-2.6             <none>     (no description available)
pn  nvidia-glx                    <none>     (no description available)
ii  nvidia-kernel-common          20100522+1 NVIDIA binary kernel module suppor
pn  nvidia-kernel-dkms            <none>     (no description available)
pn  nvidia-kernel-source          <none>     (no description available)
ii  xserver-xorg                  1:7.5+8    the X.Org X server
ii  xserver-xorg-core             2:1.7.7-11 Xorg X server - core server

-- no debconf information

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