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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 initializing
> the card.

'nv' is the nvidia driver that comes with the kernel. The packages from
nvidia.com install the "nvidia" driver.  I just double checked my
XF86Config (to make sure I'm not tripping) and this is correct.

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 luck
using the src rpms' rather than the prebuilt ones.
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)

You need to make sure that libGL and libGLcore.so.1 are pointing to the nvidia

$ 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

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

We'll get there yet!


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