vendredi 18 août 2006

Debian Xorg 7.0 and Nvidia

Hi !
If you try install Nvidia driver on debian with Xorg 7.0, you may have some problem due to the paths of lib and modules changes with Xorg 7.0, nvidia have published a document you can see it there

you need install xserver-xorg-dev this packages able Xorg to find the good path for modules.

Debian GNU/Linux or Ubuntu with Xorg 7.x

If you wish to install the NVIDIA Linux graphics driver on a Debian GNU/Linux or Ubuntu system that ships with Xorg 7.x, please ensure that your system meets the following requirements:
* development tools like make and gcc are installed
* the linux-headers package matching the installed Linux kernel is installed
* the pkg-config and xserver-xorg-dev packages are installed
* the nvidia-glx package has been uninstalled with the --purge option and the file /etc/init.d/nvidia-glx does not exist.
If you use Ubuntu, please also ensure that the linux-restricted-modules packages have been uninstalled.


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