Originally Posted by netllama
If you switch to the 'nv' X driver, or comment out 'glx' in xorg.conf (with the nvidia X driver) does X still crash?
If I switch to the nv driver X loads just fine.
If I comment out glx I get a comment that it failed to load the glx module and I get the backtrace again.
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the GLX module; please check in your X
(EE) NVIDIA(0): log file that the GLX module has been loaded in your X
(EE) NVIDIA(0): server, and that the module is the NVIDIA GLX module. If
(EE) NVIDIA(0): you continue to encounter problems, Please try
(EE) NVIDIA(0): reinstalling the NVIDIA driver.
0: /usr/X11R6/bin/X(xf86SigHandler+0x81) [0x80c5d91]
Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11. Server aborting
So, it would seem to me that the problem is the nvidia driver itself.