new nvidia questions....[SOLVED]

François Patte francois.patte at
Tue Feb 12 08:25:11 UTC 2008

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Le 12.02.2008 09:19, Ed Greshko a écrit :
| François Patte wrote:
|> Bonjour,
|> I succeeded (at last!) installing atrpms nvidia driver together with
|> dkms auto-installer.
|> nvidia driver is loaded, but I cannot run glxgears or glxinfo, answer is:
|> Error: glXCreateContext failed
|> And in /var/log/Xorg.0.log:
|> (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the GLX module; please check in
|> your X
|> (EE) NVIDIA(0):     log file that the GLX module has been loaded in
|> your X
|> (EE) NVIDIA(0):     server, and that the module is the NVIDIA GLX
|> module.  If
|> (EE) NVIDIA(0):     you continue to encounter problems, Please try
|> (EE) NVIDIA(0):     reinstalling the NVIDIA driver.
|> What is missing?
| A copy of your xorg.conf as well as the lines in the Xorg.0.log that
| shows what is happening when the glx module is in:

These lines were missing:

~    ModulePath      "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia"
~    ModulePath      "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions"
~    ModulePath      "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules"

in my xorg.conf

Thanks for answer and sorry for the noise.

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François Patte
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