How to revert back glx version from 1.4 to 1.2

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Mon Aug 9 07:31:02 PDT 2010

Ratin wrote:
> Hi its been known to many that Xorg versions supporting glx version
> 1.4 introduced some memory leak. My question is how do I roll back
> only the GLX version back to 1.2? I am running ubuntu 9.10 which is
> shipped with xserver 1.6.4 and x11-common version 7.4, nvidia driver
> 256.40,
>  glxinfo shows;
> name of display: :0.0
> display: :0  screen: 0
> direct rendering: Yes
> server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
> server glx version string: 1.4

As shown by the vendor string there, your GLX provider is provided as
part of the NVIDIA driver packages, so you'd be reverting to an older
version of those.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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