Debian Sid with NVidia card : Xorg cannot start...

David BERCOT debian at
Fri Apr 17 04:47:54 PDT 2009


Le Wed, 15 Apr 2009 12:28:56 -0500,
Hugo Vanwoerkom <hvw59601 at> a écrit :
>David BERCOT wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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


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