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fractality 10-13-11 07:08 PM

No GLX output with 285.05.09 drivers on Quadro FX 350M
 
Installed the latest binary release with no problems. nvidia-settings returns the correct driver version.

Running glxgears produces no video output (just the black background). The FPS seem acceptable, however.

Glxgears is calling the correct libraries.

This problem also breaks any 3D functions in window managers (unity, for example).

Note that if I downgrade to 173.14.30, 3D acceleration does work (glxgears shows gears).

Also while working through this issue, a 1 pixel wide vertical line has appeared on my Dell Precision M65 display. After some googling, this appears to be the result of a manufacturing defect of some over-heating NVidia chipsets.

Help!

AceJohnny 10-17-11 03:50 PM

Re: No GLX output with 285.05.09 drivers on Quadro FX 350M
 
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I'd like to add a "me too". Same hardware, same driver, same issue: GL applications only display a black window. I can add that I've had this problem for a number of driver releases (since sometime this spring?)

I've provided log files for convenience. As you can see, there aren't any reported errors. /proc/driver/nvidia/warnings is empty.

Installed packages are:

> dpkg -l \*nvidia\* | grep ii
ii glx-alternative-nvidia 0.1.94 allows the selection of NVIDIA as GLX provider
ii libgl1-nvidia-alternatives 280.13.really.275.28-1 transition libGL.so* diversions to glx-alternative-nvidia
ii libgl1-nvidia-glx 285.05.09-1 NVIDIA binary OpenGL libraries
ii libglx-nvidia-alternatives 280.13.really.275.28-1 transition libgl.so diversions to glx-alternative-nvidia
ii nvidia-alternative 285.05.09-1 allows the selection of NVIDIA as GLX provider
ii nvidia-glx 285.05.09-1 NVIDIA metapackage
ii nvidia-installer-cleanup 20110729+2 Cleanup after driver installation with the nvidia-installer
ii nvidia-kernel-common 20110729+2 NVIDIA binary kernel module support files
ii nvidia-kernel-dkms 285.05.09-1 NVIDIA binary kernel module DKMS source
ii nvidia-support 20110729+2 NVIDIA binary graphics driver support files
ii nvidia-vdpau-driver 285.05.09-1 NVIDIA vdpau driver
ii nvidia-xconfig 280.13-1 X configuration tool for non-free NVIDIA drivers
ii xserver-xorg-video-nvidia 285.05.09-1 NVIDIA binary Xorg driver

AceJohnny 10-17-11 05:45 PM

Re: No GLX output with 285.05.09 drivers on Quadro FX 350M
 
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and with nvidia-bug-report.log.gz, collected after running:
$ glxgears
29119 frames in 5.0 seconds = 5823.776 FPS
$

AceJohnny 10-19-11 01:17 PM

Re: No GLX output with 285.05.09 drivers on Quadro FX 350M
 
Note that I cannot cannot backport to 173.14.30, as it is ABI incompatible with the X server running on my system.

AceJohnny 10-27-11 02:39 PM

Re: No GLX output with 285.05.09 drivers on Quadro FX 350M
 
sent a message to linux-bugs@nvidia.com

sandipt 11-01-11 08:03 AM

Re: No GLX output with 285.05.09 drivers on Quadro FX 350M
 
Can you try with disabling compiz OR nvidia-xconfig --no-composite ? Let us know results.

AceJohnny 11-03-11 02:51 PM

Re: No GLX output with 285.05.09 drivers on Quadro FX 350M
 
I run KDE, compositing was disabled in the window manager.

However, with composite disabled in the X config file (through nvidia-xconfig), GLX now works.

Of course, I hope composite can be re-enabled soon!


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