Bug#641621: xserver-xorg-video-nvidia-legacy-173xx: Dependency problem in sid

Nerijus Kislauskas nerijus.kislauskas at ktu.lt
Wed Sep 14 17:12:55 UTC 2011

Package: xserver-xorg-video-nvidia-legacy-173xx
Version: 173.14.31-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

I have a Nvidia video card Geforce FX 5500. To make it work with Xorg I need
to install xserver-xorg-video-nvidia-legacy-173xx package, but it is in a broken state.

root at braske:/home/nerijus# aptitude install xserver-xorg-video-nvidia-legacy-173xx
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  glx-alternative-mesa{a} glx-alternative-nvidia{a} glx-diversions{a}
  libgl1-nvidia-alternatives{a} libgl1-nvidia-legacy-173xx-glx{a}
  libglx-nvidia-alternatives{a} nvidia-alternative-legacy-173xx{a}
  nvidia-support{a} xserver-xorg-video-nvidia-legacy-173xx{b}
0 packages upgraded, 9 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 8,437 kB/8,605 kB of archives. After unpacking 26.2 MB will be used.The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  xserver-xorg-video-nvidia-legacy-173xx: Depends: xorg-video-abi-10 which is a
virtual package. or
                                                   xorg-video-abi-8 which is a virtual package. or
                                                   xorg-video-abi-6.0 which is a virtual package.
                                          Depends: xserver-xorg-core (< 2:1.10.99) but 2:1.11.0-1 is installed.
The following actions will resolve these dependencies:

     Keep the following packages at their current version:
1)     xserver-xorg-video-nvidia-legacy-173xx [Not Installed]

Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?] Y
No packages will be installed, upgraded, or removed.
0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B of archives. After unpacking 0 B will be used.

root at braske:/home/nerijus#

Please, fix this broken package. 

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-1-686-pae (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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