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



On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 5:45 AM, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 07:44 -0800, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
>> 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.
>
>
> I am running F10.  I am glad to hear its not just me.  I spent several
> hours last night troubleshooting this.
>
> How do we report it ?  Where ?

I'd assume the RPMFusion website.

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