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Old 09-16-09, 12:56 PM   #3
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Default Re: (EE) Failed to initialize GLX extension in GDM, startx loads fine

cat /var/log/gdm/\:0.log returns:

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xinit /etc/gdm/failsafeXinit /etc/X11/xorg.conf.failsafe with-gdm -- /usr/bin/X :0 -auth /var/lib/gdm/:0.Xauth -nolisten tcp vt7 -br -once -config /etc/X11/xorg.conf.failsafe -logfile /var/log/Xorg.failsafe.log

X.Org X Server 1.6.0
Release Date: 2009-2-25
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.24-15-server x86_64 Ubuntu
Current Operating System: Linux mint-laptop 2.6.28-11-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 17 01:58:03 UTC 2009 x86_64
Build Date: 09 April 2009  02:11:54AM
xorg-server 2:1.6.0-0ubuntu14 (buildd@crested.buildd) 
	Before reporting problems, check
	to make sure that you have the latest version.
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
	(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
	(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(++) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.failsafe.log", Time: Tue Sep 15 13:13:59 2009
(++) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf.failsafe"

error setting MTRR (base = 0xd5000000, size = 0x00e00000, type = 1) Invalid argument (22)
(EE) Failed to initialize GLX extension (Compatible NVIDIA X driver not found)
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waiting for X server to shut down  ddxSigGiveUp: Closing log
/etc/init.d $ sudo apt-cache policy nvidia-kernel-source
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: (none)
  Version table:
/etc/init.d $ apt-cache policy nvidia-glx
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: (none)
  Version table:
/etc/init.d $ apt-cache policy nvidia-kernel-common
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 20080825+1ubuntu2
  Version table:
     20080825+1ubuntu2 0
        500 jaunty/restricted Packages
/etc/init.d $ lsmod | grep nvidia
nvidia               9615272  49 
edmondt@mint-laptop /etc/init.d $ glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
display: :0  screen: 0
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
server glx version string: 1.4
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