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Re: My nvidia driver for 2.6.27.5-117 has a problem...



On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 4:46 AM, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 19:22 +0800, Deepak Shrestha wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 5:40 AM, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 gmail com> wrote:
>> > I've got a problem with my nvidia driver for kernel 2.6.27.5-117.   I
>> > first noticed it when I got a gl related error while trying to run
>> > FlightGear.
>> >
>> > How would I troubleshoot this and where would I report it ?   Is it a
>> > Fedora issue ?  A kernel issue ?  Nvidia ?
>> >
>> > I've got the output from the Xorg logs if anyone wants to see.  From a
>> > user point of view, everything looks fine until I try to run a GL
>> > application.
>> >
>> > Thanks
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> have you tried the driver from rpmfusion? for me it worked without a
>> hitch.
>
> I enabled rpmfusion and my nvidia driver installed without my
> intervention, so I assume that I am already using an RPMfusion
> driver.
>
> How would I tell where my driver came from ?
>
>  yum list *nvidia*
> Loaded plugins: kmdl, priorities, refresh-packagekit
> 0 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
> Installed Packages
> kmod-nvidia.i686
> 177.82-1.fc10.4                    installed
> kmod-nvidia-2.6.27.5-117.fc10.i686.i686
> 177.82-1.fc10.4                    installed
> xorg-x11-drv-nvidia.i386
> 177.82-1.fc10                      installed
> xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.i386
> 177.82-1.fc10                      installed
>
>
>>  Driver from nvidia used to work up to my FC8 machine but not
>> anymore in F10. So I tried rpmfusion and it just works (including GL)
>> without touching any config files. May be this will work for you too.
>>
>> have a look at this
>> http://rpmfusion.org/FAQ#head-fd1e8302e48c606f6e700ff54a164ff1ec52957b
>> http://rpmfusion.org/RPMFusionSwitcher
>>
>> By the way I am using 96xx version of nvidia card.
>
> Could you share your xorg.conf file ?  I just want to be sure I am not
> missing some obscure option that allows the gl libraries to be loaded.

There's no obscure option that would prevent them from being loaded,
as they getting loaded by default.  I'm seeing the same exact problem
with RPMFusion's nvidia driver package in F10.  This is an RPMFusion
packaging bug.



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