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Re: [vox-tech] X server help

----- Original Message -----
From: "Troy Arnold" <troy-vox@zenux.net>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 11:34 AM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] X server help

> On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 09:03:10AM -0800, Jennifer Stickel wrote:
> > If I use "nvidia" as the driver, it won't initialize my card.  The
> > NVIDIA site say to call it "nv".  That seems to work for
> > the card.
> 'nv' is the nvidia driver that comes with the kernel. The packages
> nvidia.com install the "nvidia" driver.  I just double checked my
> XF86Config (to make sure I'm not tripping) and this is correct.
I checked (rpm -q) and I have the following installed

So then am I supposed to have "nv" or "nvidia" as the driver?

> If you did 'rpm --rebuild' on the nvidia.src RPM's then you'll have to
rpm -i
> the resulting packages.  As was mentioned, you'll probably have better
> using the src rpms' rather than the prebuilt ones.
I used the src rpms for the kernel and the rpm for the GLX

> Try this:
>  ldd `which glxgears`
> This is what I get:
> libGL.so.1 => /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 (0x4001e000)
> libXext.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.so.6 (0x4006b000)
> libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6 (0x40078000)
> libpthread.so.0 => /lib/libpthread.so.0 (0x40132000)
> libm.so.6 => /lib/libm.so.6 (0x40146000)
> libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x40167000)
> libGLcore.so.1 => /usr/lib/libGLcore.so.1 (0x40282000)
> libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x40715000)
> /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x40000000)

That command didn't work for me.  I get the message
ldd: ./which glxgears: No such file or directory

> You need to make sure that libGL and libGLcore.so.1 are pointing to
the nvidia
> drivers:
> $ ls -l /usr/lib/libGL.so.1
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           \
> 17 2003-01-30 21:26 /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 -> libGL.so.1.0.4191
> [troy@Saiph /etc/X11]
> $ ls -l /usr/lib/libGLcore.so.1
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           \
> 21 2003-01-30 21:26 /usr/lib/libGLcore.so.1 -> libGLcore.so.1.0.4191
They are the same as yours

> Let us know what you find out.  It would also be a helpful to see the
full text
> of your startx output:
> $ startx >xlog 2>&1

This is the output for the startx (Sorry if this gets long)
XFree86 Version 4.2.0 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.2.0-72) / X Window

(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6600)

Release Date: 23 January 2002

If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your card is

newer than the above date, look for a newer version before

reporting problems. (See http://www.XFree86.Org/)

Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.18-11smp i686 [ELF]

Build Host: daffy.perf.redhat.com

Module Loader present

OS Kernel: Linux version 2.4.18-24.8.0
(bhcompile@tweety.devel.redhat.com) (gcc version 3.2 20020903 (Red Hat
Linux 8.0 3.2-7)) #1 Fri Jan 31 06:51:30 EST 2003

Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,

(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,

(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.

(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Wed Feb 12 12:05:40 2003

(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"

(II) [GLX]: Initializing GLX extension

Fatal server error:

Caught signal 11. Server aborting

When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send

the full server output, not just the last messages.

This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".

Please report problems to xfree86@xfree86.org.

XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"

after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.


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