Re: etch nvidia xorg nvidia-glx-legacy X crashes--Solved
Wackojacko <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hugh Lawson wrote:
> > Since posting, I've done some more work.
> > nvidia-glx-legacy has been purged; now I have nvidia-glx.
> You are mixing the two methods of installing the the nvidia module.
> 1. Use the script from the nvidia site and nothing else.
> 2. Install the nvidia module for your kernel from the repository,
> which will also require the nvidia-glx package that matches the module
> Either purge the nvidia-glx package and reinstall the NVIDIA script or
> remove the NVIDIA script and then install the modules from the
Much thanks Wacko; you provided the absolutely essential
I had deb packages left on my system from an earlier effort to do #2
above. I didn't understand that this remaining stuff was absolutely
incompatible with the nvidia-provided script.
So I shifted to choice #1 above, purged all the nvidia* deb packages,
and ran this nvidia-provided script:
Since then I have rebooted; glxgears, glxinfo, and compiz work as expected.