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Re: can glx work without nvidia driver?

Florian Kulzer wrote:

>> So, the questions is, how do I get my little program to work without
>> installing Nvidia driver?
> I would try to uncomment the 'Load "glx"' line in your xorg.conf. You
> probably commented out that line because the proprietary nvidia driver
> requires you to do so, but AFAIK the "nv" driver does need the normal
> Xorg glx module if you want to use the GLX extension.

Okay. I just tried that and from the Xorg log  file I see that it being
loaded okay, but it is not being initialized:
$> cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep '(EE)'
        (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(EE) Failed to load module "type1" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) Failed to initialize GLX extension (Compatible NVIDIA X driver not

I am using 2.6.21 Debian kernel and
$> dpkg -l *nvidia* | grep ^ii | gawk '{print $1 " " $2 "\t" $3}'
ii nvidia-glx   1.0.8776-4
ii nvidia-kernel-2.6.17-2-486   1.0.8776-4+2.6.17-9
ii nvidia-kernel-2.6.18-3-486   1.0.8776-4+2.6.18-7
ii nvidia-kernel-common 20051028+1
ii nvidia-kernel-source 1.0.8776-4

What do I try next?


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