Bug#878968: libglvnd0-nvidia: undefined symbol: _glapi_tls_Current makes system unusable
bluca at debian.org
Wed Oct 18 09:03:51 UTC 2017
On 18 October 2017 07:32:41 BST, Hendrik Tews <hendrik at askra.de> wrote:
>after updating some packages this morning, X11 did not come up
>any more and the system was completely unusable. Apparently gdm
>was restarting continuously, making it impossible to enter
>anything in a terminal window. I needed to boot in recovery mode
>to get access again.
>The syslog contains
>/usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session: (EE) Failed to load
>/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libGL.so.1: undefined symbol:
>and I get the same undefined symbol error when I try startx.
>After installing libglvnd0 (and purging libglvnd0-nvidia)
>everything is fine again. In contrast to what is reported in
>problem appears again, when I reinstall libglvnd0-nvidia.
Please attach the full report by running
reportbug --template nvidia-driver
On the affected machine and pasting the output.
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