[PC-BSD Testing] GLX issue after upgrading (NVIDIA)

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Sep 20 08:36:19 PDT 2011


On 09/19/11 16:29, Sven Moeller wrote:
> Hi,
>
> after every uptdate (from beta1 to beta1.5 and to beta2) if have the problem 
> that the GLX extension of the X-Server isn't working. Therefor i don't have 
> any compositing effects in KDE nor i'm able to play OpenGL games like my 
> favorite MegaGlest.
>
> After reinstalling the NVIDIA driver from ports the issue is fixed. Maybe the 
> wrong glx .so files are shiped with PCBSD not matching the NVIDIA driver?
>
> glxinfo says:
>
>  glxinfo 
> name of display: :0.0
> X Error of failed request:  BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)
>   Major opcode of failed request:  137 (NV-GLX)
>   Minor opcode of failed request:  4 ()
>   Resource id in failed request:  0x2a00003
>   Serial number of failed request:  32
>   Current serial number in output stream:  32
>
>  grep EE /var/log/Xorg.0.log
>         (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
> (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
> (EE) Sep 19 21:00:50 NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the GLX module; please 
> check in your X
> (EE) Sep 19 21:00:50 NVIDIA(0):     log file that the GLX module has been 
> loaded in your X
> (EE) Sep 19 21:00:50 NVIDIA(0):     server, and that the module is the NVIDIA 
> GLX module.  If
> (EE) Sep 19 21:00:50 NVIDIA(0):     you continue to encounter problems, Please 
> try
> (EE) Sep 19 21:00:50 NVIDIA(0):     reinstalling the NVIDIA driver.
> (EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed (8)
> (EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed (8)
> (EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed (8)
>
>
> regards
>
> Sven
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I think I've found the issue with this, and committed a fix. The problem
was that the nvidia driver needs to be installed last, otherwise the
xorg GL/GLX files overwrite nvidia's :)

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems



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