Picasa & Google Earth

Ray Curtis ray at ccux.com
Sat Nov 17 17:16:49 UTC 2007

Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-11-17 at 09:40 -0500, Ray Curtis wrote:
>> Colin J Thomson wrote:
>>> On Saturday 17 November 2007 00:22:48 Ray Curtis wrote:
>>>> After upgrading 7 -> 8 I appear to have a problem using both
>>>> Picasa and Google Earth.
>>>> They both kill X on startup and logout, no errors in /var/log/messages.
>>> No real help to you, but Google Earth works fine on this F8 box, fresh install 
>>> from a kde live CD.
>>> Cheers
>>> Colin
>> Thanks, but I may have found the problem, now just to figure out how to 
>> correct it.
>> This all worked fine in FC7 before the upgrade to FC8
>> I see this in /var/log/messages:
>> NVRM: API mismatch: the client has the version 100.14.09, but
>> NVRM: this kernel module has the version 100.14.19.  Please
>> NVRM: make sure that this kernel module and all NVIDIA driver
>> NVRM: components have the same version.
>> However I have installed:
>> rpm -qa |grep nvidia
>> kmod-nvidia-100.14.19-18.lvn8.x86_64
>> kmod-nvidia-
>> kmod-nvidia-
>> xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-100.14.19-4.lvn8.x86_64
>> rpm -q kernel
>> kernel-
>> kernel-
> I have the same on both of my systems and also occasionally see X just
> up and go away. It usually happens with Adobe Reader. I also have
> problems with GL screen savers - especially now that I have Desktop
> Effects with some compiz customizations enabled.
> This sounds like a problem with the Livna RPM versions. Are you going to
> bugzilla there? If not, I can...
> Cheers,
> Chris
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