Bug#641344: [nvidia-glx] Graphics errors after upgrading to xserver with abi 11

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Thu Sep 15 09:45:51 UTC 2011

reassign 641344 xserver-xorg-core 2:1.11.0-1
tag 641344 - moreinfo + patch
affects 641344 src:nvidia-graphics-drivers xserver-xorg-video-nvidia
retitle 641344 rendering errors with nvidia driver and xserver 1.11 due to wrong symbols in libwfb.so
forwarded 641344 http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-devel/2011-September/025062.html

On 2011-09-12 20:25, Franz Schrober wrote:
> I have a lot of graphics errors after updating my system to the
> xserver with abi 11. It is hard to write the bug report because I
> cannot see many gui elements in kde 4. They look like the screen
> errors I got after using the nvidia driver 285 with the ignore abi
> option and the abi 11 xorg.

NVIDIA tracked this problem down to a bug in libwfb.so and provided a

I verified that the attached patch works with xorg-xserver from git and
the offending symbols are renamed, but I couldn't verify that it fixes
the rendering errors as I cannot reproduce them.

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