Debian Sid with NVidia card : Xorg cannot start...
debian at bercot.org
Tue Apr 21 01:17:34 PDT 2009
Everything is ok with the last kernel version...
Le Mon, 20 Apr 2009 10:56:28 -0500,
Hugo Vanwoerkom <hvw59601 at care2.com> a écrit :
>David BERCOT wrote:
>> Le Wed, 15 Apr 2009 12:28:56 -0500,
>> Hugo Vanwoerkom <hvw59601 at care2.com> a écrit :
>>> David BERCOT wrote:
>>>> I'm new on this list and this is my first message.
>>>> I hope it's not a "classical" error but I had a (quick) look in the
>>>> archives and I did not found any solution...
>>>> First of all, I use Debian Sid with a 2.6.29 kernel. I've tried to
>>>> install the non-free NVidia drivers but it seems that there is a
>>>> bug with the 2.6.29 kernel. So, I have to use the free drivers
>>>> (expecting for the bug to be resolved soon ;-))).
>>> I use Debian Sid with the 2.6.29 kernel and NVidia non-free driver
>>> I found the install absolutely straightforward and w/o errors.
>>> I use it with a multi-seat setup.
>>> What exactly was the problem?
>> I've tried, yesterday evening, the same installation (except it is in
>> amd64 and not in i386) : kernel 2.6.29 and NVidia 96.43.11-pkg1 and
>> The result was the same : impossible to compile...
>> The error comes from the new organization of the headers (2
>I think that is
>http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=521515 and I got
>around that by recompiling the Debian 2.6.29-1 i686 kernel myself and
>using that to install 96.43.11.
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