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Re: kmod-nvidia-1.0.8178-6.2.6.16_1.2080_FC5



Am Donnerstag, den 30.03.2006, 20:11 +0200 schrieb Gérard Milmeister:
> On Thu, 2006-03-30 at 09:47 -0800, Florin Andrei wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-03-30 at 10:19 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> 
> > Indeed.
> > 
> > Eric, Paul's recommendation is much better than mine. What I recommended
> > does amount to a "policy modification"; it's like hacking the Apache
> > source code to make it do what you want; it's a major change. Paul's
> > method is just configuration tweaking; it's like editing httpd.conf to
> No, you disable a whole feature just for one xorg module.
> Indeed, in the default file_contexts, there is a line:
> /usr/lib(64)?/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx\.so(\.[^/]*)*
> system_u:object_r:textrel_shlib_t:s0
>           
> The problem 

s/The problem/The Feature

> is that livna installs the nvidia libglx in
> a subdirectory, so there should be an additional line:
> /usr/lib(64)?/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia/libglx\.so(\.[^/]*)*
> system_u:object_r:textrel_shlib_t:s0

We do that to avoid conflicts when you have nvidia drivers installed,
but disabled (e.g. using nv). I can't remember the exact details why
this is needed -- but I'm sure the old maintainer did it for a good
reason.

CU
thl



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