Re: Nvidia OpenGL/GLX libraries with 'new-style' ELF
Douglas Bates <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Short version:
> At www.minion.de the description of the 2.6 updates for the nvidia
> kernel module sources state:
> Users of Debian GNU/Linux (unstable) with libc6 2.3.2.ds1-10 or
> later installed will need to install the set of NVIDIA OpenGL/GLX
> libraries with support for the "new-style" ELF TLS mechanism in
> /usr/lib/tls and /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions respectively.
> I am running the nvidia kernel module and nvidia XFree86 driver on a
> Debian testing system with a 2.6.0-test11 kernel and libc6
> 2.3.2.ds1-10. How do I find or create these "NVIDIA OpenGL/GLX
> libraries with support for the "new-style" ELF TLS mechanism"?
> (Suggestions of alternative approaches are welcome.)
The nvidia-glx package will do all this for you. When you install it,
it'll run a test program and offer to install the TLS library if it
detects a suitable kernel version and glibc.