Bug#736145: nvidia-detect gives no senseful output

Karsten Malcher debian at dct.mine.nu
Mon Jan 20 09:30:43 UTC 2014

Package: nvidia-detect
Version: 319.76-1
Severity: important


the upgrade from wheezy to jessie failed. Please refer to bug http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=735424

When i run nvidia-detect i get this output:

Detected NVIDIA GPUs:
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 [GeForce GT 430] [10de:0de1] (rev a1)
Your card is supported by the default drivers and version 304.
It is recommended to install the


That's wrong!
Correct should be 319.76 and this is installed:

ii  glx-alternative-nvidia                0.4.1                          amd64        allows the selection of NVIDIA as 
GLX provider
rc  libgl1-nvidia-alternatives-ia32       304.88-1+deb7u1                amd64        simplifies replacing MESA libGL 
with GPU vendor libraries (32-bit)
ii  libgl1-nvidia-glx:amd64               319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA binary OpenGL libraries
ii  libgl1-nvidia-glx:i386                319.76-1                       i386         NVIDIA binary OpenGL libraries
ii  libgl1-nvidia-glx-i386                319.76-1                       i386         NVIDIA binary OpenGL 32-bit libraries
ii  libnvidia-compiler:amd64              319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA runtime compiler library
ii  libnvidia-ml1:amd64                   319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA Management Library (NVML) 
runtime library
rc  libxvmcnvidia1:amd64                  304.88-1+deb7u1                amd64        NVIDIA binary XvMC library
ii  nvidia-alternative                    319.76-1                       amd64        allows the selection of NVIDIA as 
GLX provider
ii  nvidia-detect                         319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA GPU detection utility
ii  nvidia-driver                         319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA metapackage
ii  nvidia-glx                            319.76-1                       amd64        transition to nvidia-driver
ii  nvidia-installer-cleanup              20131102+1                     amd64        cleanup after driver installation 
with the nvidia-installer
ii  nvidia-kernel-common                  20131102+1                     amd64        NVIDIA binary kernel module 
support files
ii  nvidia-kernel-dkms                    319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA binary kernel module DKMS 
ii  nvidia-opencl-common                  319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA OpenCL driver
ii  nvidia-opencl-icd:amd64               319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA OpenCL ICD
ii  nvidia-settings                       319.72-1                       amd64        tool for configuring the NVIDIA 
graphics driver
ii  nvidia-support                        20131102+1                     amd64        NVIDIA binary graphics driver 
support files
ii  nvidia-vdpau-driver:amd64             319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA vdpau driver
ii  nvidia-xconfig                        319.72-1                       amd64        X configuration tool for non-free 
NVIDIA drivers
ii  xserver-xorg-video-nvidia             319.76-1                       amd64        NVIDIA binary Xorg driver


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