Nvidia-glx Drivers Problem

Thomas Hofer th at monochrom.at
Sat Nov 13 09:48:48 UTC 2004

Patrick Libert wrote: [Friday 12 November 2004 19:16]
> I'm trying to install the 'nvidia-glx' drivers.
> I did this by the following document
> 'http://www.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/BinaryDriverHowTo' I checked that
> the linux-restricted modules were matching the kernel. Then I did
> 'sudo apt-get install nvidia-glx'. This installed the driver. Then I
> did 'sudo modprobe nvidia'.
> Then I did 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86'. I selected the
> nvidia driver from the first screen. I kepted all defaults until the
> modules. I disabled GLCore, dri and enabled glx. Then I added
> 'nvidia' to modules.
> So, when I restart linux or my xserver it just hangs when the nvidia
> logo should appear. With th 'nv' driver, it works fine but with the
> 'nvidia' driver it goes wrong. My horiz. and vert. sync of my tft are
> correct.
> I tried to change it to a different resolution and depth but nothing
> works. It just keeps hanging.

I did almost the same you did and I have a very similar problem 
(X-server crashes soon after start). Maybe it's the same problem. 

I already filed a bug report: 


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