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Re: nvidia-glx and dpkg-divert

On Sunday 02 September 2001 5:31 pm, Andreas Tscharner wrote:
> Hello Debian users,
> Since XFree86 4.1.x is in sid, I have a problem updating my system.
> nvidia-glx (The binary driver from nvidia) conflicts with the new version
> of XFree86. Therefore dselect (apt respectively) tries to remove
> nvidia-glx, but this fails with:
> Removing nvidia-glx ...
> dpkg-divert: mismatch on divert-to
>   when removing 'diversion of /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 to
> /usr/share/nvidia-glx/diversions/libGL.so.1 by nvidia-glx'
>   found 'diversion of /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 to /usr/lib/nvidia-glx/libGL.so.1
> by nvidia-glx'
> dpkg: error processing nvidia-glx (--remove):
>  subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 2
> [...]
> This happens after downloading the packages, before any package is
> installed, so my system is not updated any more.
> What can I do? Please help.
Just use the drivers from nVidia.  I've had bother with the Debs in the past 
too and the 1.0-1251 drivers from nVidia just work.  ;-)

They install correctly and all you have to do is edit /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 
as described in nVidia's readme.  Simple.

Good Luck!



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