Bug#642131: xserver-xorg-video-nvidia: window creation error
debian at abeckmann.de
Mon Sep 19 18:58:52 UTC 2011
On 2011-09-19 19:04, lee wrote:
> try to run a second life viewer like Phoenix, Firestorm or the one
> from Linden
Is that packaged for Debian?
> 2011-09-19T17:00:31Z INFO: llwindow/llwindowsdl.cpp(627) : createContext: createContext: creating window 1024x738x32
> 2011-09-19T17:00:31Z WARNING: llwindow/llwindowsdl.cpp(637) : createContext: createContext: window creation failure. SDL: Couldn't find matching GLX visual
> 2011-09-19T17:00:31Z INFO: llwindow/llwindowsdl.cpp(804) : destroyContext: destroyContext begins
Let's try google ... most hits for that error are several years old ...
But your depth is already set to 24 ...
Arrehn Oberlander made changes - Sep 04, 05:03 PM +0200
Status Open [ 1 ] ==> Resolved [ 5 ]
Fix Version/s ==> Phoenix Firestorm 3.0.1 RC (Current Development) [
Resolution ==> Fixed [ 1 ]
So this may have been fixed upstream?
> The viewer should just run. Appartently, it seems to work just fine
> when using the drivers downloaded from NVIDIAs website. This is the
> only solution to this I have been able to find.
Please be more specific ... what was the last version you tried this way?
> I've been using the drivers from NVIDIA for a long time before not
> long ago I switched to the NVIDIA ones that come with Debian. It seems
> I'll have to switch back now :( Are there any instructions somewhere
> about the best way to do that?
Uninstall all Debian nvidia packages first.
> [549787.356099] NVRM: Xid (0000:01:00): 8, Channel 0000000c
Xid messages in dmesg usually mean something is borked ...
> OpenGL and NVIDIA library files installed:
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 26 Jul 20 21:28 /usr/lib/libnvidia-cfg.so.1 -> libnvidia-cfg.so.195.36.24
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 136456 Apr 23 2010 /usr/lib/libnvidia-cfg.so.195.36.24
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 26 Jun 2 23:19 /usr/lib/libnvidia-tls.so.1 -> libnvidia-tls.so.195.36.24
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6456 Apr 23 2010 /usr/lib/libnvidia-tls.so.195.36.24
These 4 files seem to be left over from the nvidia-installer usage ...
strace output from starting the viewer may be helpful to see what's
actually being accessed:
strace -f -o logfile program
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