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Old 04-25-09, 08:52 AM   #2
nkalkhof
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Default Re: GLX does not initialize anymore on dual X-server setup

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Originally Posted by crakie View Post
In Ubuntu Intrepid (with NVIDIA kernel module 177.xx) I ran a dual X-server setup (i.e. NOT a dual screen on the same server) so I could simultaneously use my Hauppauge tv-cards tv-out (with IVTV framebuffer) AND run a composited screen on my monitor. This worked perfectly.

Today, I upgraded to Ubuntu Jaunty, which by default uses kernel module 180.44 and found my screen is not composited anymore. From Xorg.0.log:

Code:
(EE) Failed to initialize GLX extension (Compatible NVIDIA X driver not found)
It has something to do with another X server running, because if I generate a single head xorg.conf using nvidia-xconfig, there are no problems.

Is the Nvidia driver now inherently incompatible with running two X servers, one of which not running on a Nvidia card?
it looks like X cannot find the libglx.so. this ".so" is located under /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions but I don't know how ubuntu stores it's .so's.

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